Two charged with heroin trafficking in Raleigh arrest

From staff reportsApril 17, 2014 

— A 49-year-old man and a 50-year-old face heroin-trafficking charges from Raleigh police.

Jimmy Christopher Jackson, 49, and Donovan Constantine Stephens, 50, were each charged Wednesday with having and transporting between 4 and 14 grams of heroin.

Jackson has two previous Wake County arrests, both in 2011, for trafficking in cocaine and trafficking in heroin, and bail was set at $200,000.

Stephens’ bail was set at $100,000, and he also was being held for 48 hours at the request of federal authorities so they can check the Jamaican native’s immigration status, court papers show.

Police arrested the men Wednesday afternoon at headquarters.

Jackson was listed in an arrest warrant as having an Eagle Trace Drive address in Raleigh that appears to be vacant land, and he was booked with no permanent address.

Stephens lives at 1325 Ujamaa Drive in Raleigh.

Both men were scheduled for court appearances Thursday.

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