Drug Trafficking
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DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:27pm.

Investigators said they found out the United Blood Nation gang from New Jersey had connected with Wilmington members. Investigators watched the suspects and then bought heroin from them at the Days Inn Motel on Market Street. That's how investigators were able to get a warrant to search the rooms the suspects had rented. There they found 2,718 glassine bags of heroin and arrested eight suspects for several drug felonies.

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Heroin arrest linked to numerous overdoses
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 10:50pm.

A joint drug investigation between the Wilmington Police Department and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department lead to the connection of a specific brand of heroin to a number of local drug overdoses.

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Woman faces trafficking charges after deputies seize cocaine, Escalade
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 10:08am.

videoA Bolivia woman faces several drug charges after Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics officers pulled her over, seizing over 50 grams of cocaine and an Escalade. Officers say the arrest comes after numerous complaints from community members sparked a brief investigation.

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Police chase ends in arrests, seizure of 90 bags of heroin
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:58pm.

Three men were arrested Tuesday night in Leland after a brief car chase on Highway 74/76 that ended when officers performed a PIT maneuver.

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Wilmington Police: Tips lead to two arrests
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 8:26pm.

Two men were arrested on drug charges after tips from residents in the area.

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Wilmington man sentenced on drug trafficking charges
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:53pm.

A Wilmington man was sentenced to 24 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out.

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Undercover investigation results in arrest of heroin trafficker
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 3:05pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's office wrapped up an undercover investigation that resulted in the arrest of one man for trafficking heroin.

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Drug trafficker sentenced to 15 years in prison
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 6:57pm.

videoA Wilmington drug trafficker has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out. Last February David Crummy pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing more than 280 grams of crack cocaine.

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UNC-CH prof convicted of Argentina drug smuggling
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 11/23/2012 - 5:15am.

A University of North Carolina professor is complaining his conviction on drug smuggling charges in Argentina is an injustice.

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Belmont police rounding up 26 on drug charges
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 06/22/2011 - 9:09am.

Police in Belmont have arrested 14 people on drug charges and are looking for 12 additional suspects after a three-month investigation into drug trafficking.

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