Police narcotics officers charged two men with drug trafficking early Wednesday in separate arrests, accusing one of selling heroin and the other of selling a prescription opiate.
Just after midnight, police charged Shawn Nicholas McRae, 40, of Durham with three counts of trafficking in heroin.
About 45 minutes later, according to records, other officers arrested Timothy Lee Perry, 44, of trafficking in pills that combined oxycodone and acetaminophen.
It was unclear where the men live.
McRae was listed on an arrest warrant as living at 315 N. Maple St., but he was booked into the Wake County Detention Center with an address of 122 Lattimore Road.
Perry was listed on his arrest warrant as living at apartments at 100 Farrington Drive, where police arrested him, but booking records show no permanent address.
In both cases, arrest warrants say the two men sold drugs to the same person, but they do not say if that person was an informant, an undercover officer or someone else.
Police specified only that Perry and McRae each was accused of having more than 28 grams of the drug involved, which makes the charge the most serious of three levels of drug trafficking in state law.
Each man was held in the detention center in lieu of $500,000 bail while they awaiting a court appearance Wednesday.