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NHC deputies seize cocaine and cash in drug bust

New Hanover County deputies seized more than a quarter million dollars in cocaine and cash Thursday. The bust took place in the 300 block of South College Road around 11:00 a.m. They grabbed two and a half kilos of cocaine and about $40,000 in cash. Deputies detained several people for questioning.Deu “We consider this a major drug dealer to this area - New Hanover County. So any time that we're able to get any kind of drugs off the street, chalk one up for the good guys,” said Sheriff Ed McMahon. New Hanover County Sheriff's Department is working with at least one other law enforcement agency. Sheriff McMahon said the investigation continues.

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