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2 Arrested and Received $1 Million Bond Each For Fentanyl Trafficking in Nashville, North Carolina

2 Arrested and Received $1 Million Bond Each For Fentanyl Trafficking in Nashville, North Carolina

Nashville, NC: Two individuals were apprehended for drug trafficking following the discovery of numerous Fentanyl pills in their car, as reported by the Town of Nashville Police Department.

Joshua Jamaar Vines and Omar Concepcion Cardenas were taken into custody on October 25, 2023, according to a news release issued by officers on Monday.

Police conducting traffic enforcement on U.S. Highway 64 West spotted a vehicle with illegally tinted windows at around 7:58 p.m. and initiated a traffic stop.

The police have identified Vines as the driver and Cardenas as the passenger. Police department reveals Vines’ extensive drug trafficking history during a traffic stop.

Nashville police utilized one of their K-9s at the scene to conduct a vehicle sniff. Authorities reported that the K-9 detected drugs in the car.

During a search, authorities discovered 7.11 pounds of Fentanyl in thousands of pills located towards the rear of the vehicle. It was reported that the substance was pressed into “M-30” pills, a common form of Fentanyl found on the streets.

Both individuals were taken into custody and accused of trafficking heroin/opium/opiates through transportation and conspiring to commit a felony.

Vines was granted a $1.5 million secure bond, while Cardenas received a $1 million secure bond. The authorities have not released the mugshots of the arrested individuals.

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