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NHSO makes major pot bust


WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (NEWS RELEASE) - The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives have arrested a major supplier of marijuana in New Hanover County.

After an extensive investigation, with the assistance of Wrightsville Beach Police, Detectives intercepted a shipment of marijuana and executed a control delivery to Phuc Van Tran, a 39 year old Asian male.

Tran was arrested on April 8, 2011 at 1405 Lumina Ave. Wrightsville Beach. Detectives confiscated over 33 pounds of marijuana with a street value of over $150,000.00.

Tran is currently in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $1,000,000.00 Secure Bond charged with;

Trafficking Marijuana- Felony 2 counts
PWISD Marijuana- Felony 1 Count
Fugitive from Justice- Felony 1 Count

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