A known gang member will spend at least two years behind bars. Kyeric Sweet, 22, of Rocky Point, pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug and assault charges.
Two men who are suspected to be gang members were arrested in Leland on multiple drug charges.
An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three men, two who are validated gang members.
A Brunswick County Jail inmate has been charged with allegedly helping his brother escape from jail yesterday afternoon.
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, arrested a convicted heroin dealer on new drug charges.
A validated gang member is behind bars after he and another man were arrested on drug charges.
After a month-long investigation, deputies said they busted a man they called a gang kingpin, in addition to several others, on drug and stolen gun charges.
Police in Chadbourn say they are trying to identify five men they believe were involved in the shooting of a 16-year-old from Clarkton.
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.
22 year-old Terrell Robinson appeared in court today for the gang-related shooting of a young man in 2012. Robinson plead guilty to a 2nd degree murder charge.
Now, family friends that were at the murder are speaking out against gang violence.