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On Dec. 28, 2022 the Vance County Sheriff’s Office executed a traffic stop in the Gillburg Community.
Upon initial approach and contact with the driver, the detective was confronted with circumstances which led to probable cause to search the vehicle and its occupant.
The driver was identified as Tyquaveon Williams, 20, of Abbott Road. Williams was operating a white in color, 2016 Honda Accord four door at the time of the encounter and was driving with a suspended license.
Additional units with the Vance County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene to assist. A search of the vehicle was conducted revealing in excess of seven bricks of heroin, over 350 dosage units, a small amount of marijuana, brass knuckles and cash. Williams was taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff’s Office.
As a result of the traffic stop, Williams was charged with two (2) counts of trafficking heroin, felony maintaining a vehicle, carry a concealed weapon and simple possession of marijuana.
Tyquaveon Williams posted a $75,000 bond and was released from custody.