Narcotics

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The Narcotics Division consists of one Division Commander, Captain Kevin McLaughlin. It also is staffed by several other members, including members who are assigned to Joint Task Force's with Federal Agencies. The Narcotics Division continues to be committed to targeting and arresting drug and firearm traffickers. Additionally, we are committed to apprehending fugitives wanted by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.


Investigations


The Nash County Sheriff’s Office uses a proactive investigative approach in the Narcotics Division to include undercover operations, executing search warrants and compiling historical information on known drug offenders. These methods often lead to federal arrests of members of drug organizations for federal drug and firearm charges.


Making a Difference


During the year 2022, the NCSO Narcotics Division arrested 116 individuals for a total of 648 criminal charges.  136 controlled narcotics buys were conducted during the year.  33 search warrants on houses/vehicles were executed, and 68 court orders were obtained to aid in investigations.  

The following illegal narcotics and firearms were seized in 2022:

Narcotics Seized

           Quantity

Value

Heroin

480,636 Dosage Units/ 17,110.67 Grams

$693,445.00

Powder Cocaine

75,490.0 Grams/ 71 Kilos

$2,405,946.00

Crack Cocaine

374.9 Grams

$30,650.00

Methamphetamine

42,593 Grams/ 39 Kilos

$6,916,825.00

MDMA

10,993 Dosage Units

$109,730.00

Prescription Pills

118 Pills

$1,180.00

Marijuana

146,583.3 Grams/ 118 Pounds

$2,000,682.00

Firearms

54

 

Additional

55 Dosage Units 

$150.00