The Hoke County Sheriff Office; Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin, announces on November 20, 2017 Hoke County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, conducted a traffic stop on North Old Wire Road.
During the traffic stop the K-9 conducted a sniff and alerted on the vehicle. During the search detectives located approximately one ounce of suspected cocaine.
The driver Fortino Hernandez was arrested and placed in Hoke County Detention Center.
Suspect #1: Fortino Hernandez Hernandez
Address: Poppy Lane Parkton, North Carolina
Date Arrested: 11/20/2017
Bond: $1,000,000.00 Secured
Charges: 2 Counts of Trafficking Cocaine, Maintaining Drug Dwelling/Vehicle, and No Operators Licenses
Offense Date: 11/20/2017
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.