Drug Operation Results in Two Arrests and Seizure of Over Two Kilos of Cocaine

RALEIGH -- Two Burlington men will appear in court today on trafficking cocaine charges following their arrests on Saturday by state and federal law enforcement.

Juan Manuel Camacho Pineda, 30, and Juan Jose Sanchez Franco, 20, both of Burlington, were arrested with more than two kilograms of powder cocaine. The arrests occurred near Traveler’s Rest Mobile Home Park at 2417 North Church Street on Saturday. Pineda and Franko are being held in the Alamance County Jail under $250,000 bond.

This is part of an ongoing State Bureau of Investigation, Alamance Narcotics Enforcement Team (ANET) and United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) intensive drug operation.


Contact: Alex Peter, SBI ASAC
Phone: 336-256-1362