61-year-old man charged with trafficking heroin from VA to NC

Randy Lee Vickers (Photo: Dare County Sheriff's Office)

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A 61-year-old man was arrested and charged with drug trafficking after a traffic stop Monday.

Police say the man was pulled over while moving heroin from Virginia to Dare County to sell. The Dare County Narcotics Task Force got a tip about the trip. The agency was able to identify the vehicle.

During the traffic stop, police found heroin and cash. Nags Head Police K-9 assisted in the search.

Randy Lee Vickers, of Colington, was charged with felony trafficking heroin by possession, felony trafficking heroin by transportation and felony maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance. He’s being held in lieu of a $75,000 secured bond.