DARE COUNTY -- Two men face drug-related charges after a traffic stop in the Avon area of Hatteras Island on Monday.

Police have charged 21-year-old Charles Williams and 18-year-old Mathew Hooper with trafficking opium or heroin, conspire to traffic opium or heroin, possess/manufacture/sell or deliver heroin, and possess with intent to sell/deliver marijuana.

Authorities say they recovered a trafficking amount of heroin caps in the cargo area of the vehicle as well as marijuana.

Both men are being held in the Dare County Detention Center on $250,000 bond.

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