The Charlotte District Office's areas of responsibility include Asheville, Charlotte,
Greensboro, Raleigh and Wilmington.
Cocaine is readily available in North Carolina. The preferred method
of trafficking cocaine into North Carolina is by couriers who exploit the
interstate highway network. Crack cocaine in North Carolina is readily available
in both the larger cities and the rural towns.
The heroin market in North Carolina is not very prevalent except for small
pockets of users and distributors reported in the larger cities to include
Durham, Greenville, High Point and Rocky Mount.
Methamphetamine use in North Carolina is increasing in popularity. Local law
enforcement sources report there are many undiscovered clandestine laboratories
in the Greensboro area and traffickers are actively seeking
- Club Drugs
The Club Drugs that are most popular in North Carolina are MDMA, GHB and LSD.
With more than 50 four-year colleges and universities in North Carolina,
there is a large potential market for club drugs.
Marijuana from both Mexican and local sources continues to be abundantly available
in North Carolina. The majority of marijuana available in North Carolina
is smuggled across the U.S. border from Mexico and transported to its destination
within the state.