Winston-Salem, NC -- Detectives arrested 26 people after a raid on Fayetteville Street in Winston-Salem Tuesday afternoon.
The Winston Salem Police Department; State Bureau of Investigation; Forsyth County Sheriffs Office; Triad Municipal Alcohol Beverage Control; Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms; Immigration Custom Enforcement; Division of Motor Vehicles Enforcement; North Carolina Highway Patrol; and North Carolina Department of Correction teamed up for the investigation.
They searched a chop shop near the North Carolina School of the Arts. Investigators locked down part of the campus for safety reasons, then they searched the nearby business. Investigators say they found 1.43 pounds of cocaine and a 12-gauge shotgun.
They arrested 5 people on drug charges.
Jose Luis-Santiago Mayo, 41
Vincente Alvarez Rodriquez, 21
Martin Carillo Galindo, 44
Hernan Noyola Ayala, 21
Inocente Leal Graciano, 44
The trial date for all five is May 10.
ICE Agents also detained 21 additional people on immigration violations.
WFMY News 2