Four people were arrested for drug trafficking in Clay County, North Carolina.

The group was arrested following a two-month investigation into trafficking of marijuana and heroin, a Clay County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office and the Union County (GA) Sheriff's Office joined together to serve a search warrant at a home in the Barlow Fields subdivision on Fires Creek Road Friday.

They found drug paraphernalia, suspected heroin and a large amount of money in the home.

Vance Anthony Violino, Tori Lace Mills, Robert Anthony Violino and Kimberly Eastman Violino were all arrested and face a number of charges.

Vance Anthony Violino's charges include:

  • 2 counts Possession of Heroin
  • 2 counts of Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Heroin
  • 2 counts Conspire to Sell Heroin
  • 2 counts Conspire to Deliver Heroin
  • Manufacture Schedule VI Controlled Substance
  • Conspire to Sell Heroin, Conspire to Deliver Heroin
  • Simple Possession Schedule III Controlled Substance
  • Simple Possession Schedule VI Controlled Substance

He is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Tori Lace Mills' charges include:

  • ?2 counts Possession of Heroin
  • 2 counts of Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Heroin
  • 2 counts Conspire to Sell Heroin
  • 2 counts Conspire to Deliver Heroin
  • Manufacture Schedule VI Controlled Substance
  • Conspire to Sell Heroin
  • Conspire to Deliver Heroin
  • Simple Possession Schedule III Controlled Substance
  • Simple Possession Schedule VI Controlled Substance

She is being held on a $250,000 bond.

Robert Anthony Violino

  • 3 counts Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place Controlled Substance
  • Felony Possession Marijuana and Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Marijuana

Kimberly Eastman Violino

  • 3 counts Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place Controlled Substance
  • Felony Possession Marijuana and Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Marijuana

Both Robert and Kimberly Violino are being held on $50,000 bonds.

All four are scheduled to be in court on February 11.