2 East Tennessee suspects extradited to N.C. on opium, fugitive charges


GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Greeneville residents are being extradited to North Carolina to face charges of opium possession.

James Wesley Arwood and Teal Arwood were wanted by authorities in Boone, N.C., on drug charges and being fugitives from justice.

An arrest warrant accuses them of possessing more than 28 grams of opium.

The pair was arrested Friday and waived extradition on Monday.

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