Beaufort PD makes heroin arrest
BEAUFORT, N.C. - On Jan. 07, 2019, Victoria Caroline Smith, 24, of Vanceboro, N.C. was arrested in Beaufort on multiple charges of trafficking in heroin. Her arrest was the result of a three-month investigation involving the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, Newport Police Department, and the Beaufort Police Department.
Smith was found in possession of 8.6 grams of heroin, drug paraphernalia, other items associated with the manufacturing and selling of narcotics, and over $1,800 in cash. She was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $1,000,000 secure bond.
Smith’s charges include: Trafficking By Possession, Trafficking By Transportation, and Trafficking By Manufacturing.
The investigation is still open and further charges are pending.