MONROE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A Charlotte man was arrested in Union County for having nearly 80 grams of heroin, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office.
Jason Eric Jenkins, 30, was stopped in a Walmart parking lot in Monroe. Detectives were alerted to the presence of the narcotics by a police K-9 Unit.
A subsequent search of Jenkins’ car revealed that he was in possession of heroin, marijuana and two handguns-- one of which was stolen.
Jenkins has been charged with two counts of trafficking opium or heroin, possession of a stolen firearm, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances and possession of marijuana.
He is being held in the Union County Jail.