Deputies: Two-year drug trafficking investigation ends with arrest


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A two-year investigation into felony drug trafficking ended with the arrest of a 58-year-old man.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested Martin Sanchez on April 13 with the help of the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive task force and the Harnett County Sheriff's Office. Officials say Sanchez is linked to numerous felony drug trafficking cases where he supplied cocaine. Warrants were obtained on Sanchez and he has eluded capture for over a year.

Sanchez is currently at the Pitt County Detention Center on no bond.