Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest In Denver

DENVER, N.C. — Police found 51 bags of heroin in a vehicle during a traffic stop. Cops say the driver was pulled over for a traffic violation. 

When officers approached the passenger side of the vehicle they noticed multiple bags containing a white powdery substance.  Police later determined the bags contained heroin. 

The passenger, 21-year-old Nicholas Moore, was arrested and charged with trafficking heroin, possession with the intent to sell a controlled substance and maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance.  He was also charged with possessing a schedule II controlled substance. 

Moore was released on a $40,000 bond.  Police say the heroin weighed approximately five grams.