Six Kilograms of Cocaine seized in Robeson County, NCPosted on February 21, 2014
Federal and County law enforcement officials in Robeson County, NC seized a total of 6 kilograms of cocaine and made multiple arrests on Friday, February 21, 2014. Officials conducted a search of a home located at 139 Snow Hill Dr in the rural area of St Pauls, NC. At the home, five kilograms of cocaine were located. In addition, another kilogram of cocaine was found in a hidden compartment that was installed in a vehicle that was parked at the home.
Five people were arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine and conspiracy to traffic cocaine. The suspects were identified as 47 year old Simone Kearns, 25 year old Arturo Rojas-Marban, 26 year old Jose Angel Meza-Cano, and 54 year old Rene Lopez-Rodriguez. The two females, Kearns and Chaidez-Cota, are both from Phoenix, Arizona. Meza-Cano and Rojas-Marban lived at the Snow Hill Drive address. Lopez-Rodriguez was identified as living at an address in Red Springs, NC. The arrested subjects were transported to the Robeson County Detention Center.