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Press Release

Media Advisory In-Person Press Conference

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

WHEN:       Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:     Nash County Sheriff’s Office

                        222 W. Washington Street

                        Nashville, NC 27856

Re:                  Prosecutions of Heroin Trafficking Organization

The United States Attorney’s Office announces a press conference to discuss the successful prosecution of a drug trafficking organization that brought large amounts of heroin from New Jersey to Nash, Edgecombe, and Halifax Counties.  The lead defendant was responsible for trafficking almost 10 kilograms of heroin.

In addition to Acting United States Attorney G. Norman Acker, III, we anticipate members of the Sheriffs of Nash, Edgecombe, and Halifax Counties along with members of participating police departments to participate in this event.

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend.  For additional information, and to RSVP your intentions to attend this event, please email Don Connelly at

Updated July 29, 2021