On February 11, 2013, the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the DEA arrested Jeffrey Levon Wright of Greenville, North Carolina. The arrest of Wright concluded a ten year, multi-agency investigation into Wright’s cocaine trafficking and money laundering conspiracy.
Detectives believe that over the span of his criminal enterprise, Wright is responsible for the distribution of more than 200 kilograms of cocaine and other illegal drugs in eastern North Carolina.
At the time of his arrest, law enforcement seized one (1) kilogram of powder cocaine with an estimated street value of $100,000, approximately $20,000 in U.S. Currency, ten(10) firearms and twenty (20) automobiles.
Wright was charged with three counts of Trafficking in Cocaine and placed under a $5,000,000 secured bond in the Pitt County Detention Center.
The following law enforcement agencies participated in the investigation, and assisted with the arrest of Wright:
NC State Bureau of Investigation
IRS-Criminal Investigation Division (Raleigh)
North Carolina Department of Revenue
Pitt County Sheriff’s Office
Farmville Police Department
Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office
Rocky Mount Police Department
Raleigh Police Department
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
Person County Sheriff’s Office
Wilson Police Department
Goldsboro Police Department
NC DMV-License and Theft
NC Alcohol Law Enforcement
Edgecombe County Sheriff’s OfficeGreenville Police Department