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Tip from one county to another leads to drug bust
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:44pm.

videoPlans to distribute eleven pounds of marijuana went up in flames after a drug bust Thursday. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Darriel Scott of Tabor City.

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WBPD raises bridge to trap reckless driver
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 5:19pm.

videoFebruary’s in Wrightsville Beach are generally slow, but say one man quickly changed all of that with a joy-ride around the island.

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Man arrested for probation violation
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 9:16pm.

Koredresse Robert Tyson was stopped by probation officers on St. Andrews Drive for a probation violation. He was placed into custody.

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Deputies: Teen brings grandmother's marijuana to school
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/27/2013 - 11:41am.

Deputies said a grandmother was arrested because her teen granddaughter brought the suspect's marijuana to school.

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Columbus Co. man sentenced for gun and drug crimes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 1:36pm.

videoA federal judge has sentenced a Columbus County man to nearly five years in prison on drug and gun charges. Jason Antwan Williams, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to possession with intent to distribute marijuana and cocaine, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

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WPD makes three separate drugs busts; finds heroin, weed
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 9:37am.

Wilmington Police say they had a busy night that ended with three men in jail for drug charges and heroin and marijuana off the streets.

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$8,000 worth of marijuana seized during traffic stop
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 2:52pm.

An expired registration plate on a car helped the Bladen County Sheriff's Office make two arrests and seize a big stash of marijuana Friday night.

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ACLU: Marijuana arrests in NC racially biased
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 12:02pm.

The American Civil Liberties Union says new figures show arrests for marijuana possession are racially biased in the country and North Carolina, where blacks account for 50 percent of the arrests while comprising 22 percent of the population.

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Medical marijuana boosters rally at NC legislature
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 10:55am.

North Carolina medical marijuana advocates are poised to rally outside the Legislature in support of a legalization bill.

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