WPD: Man tries to ditch heroin in back of patrol car after arrest
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:19am.

Police arrested a Wilmington man they say tried to get rid of heroin while in the back of a patrol car on the way to the police station Friday night.

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Police: Man admits to hiding heroin in underwear during search
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:35am.

videoWilmington Police say a stop for revoked tags turned into a drug arrest after a passenger in the car they pulled over admitted to hiding heroin in his underwear.

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WPD: Police catch man hiding inside insurance office with heroin
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:06pm.

videoPolice arrested a man they say was caught hiding behind a desk inside an insurance office after an alarm alerted officers of a break-in at the business early this morning.

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Deputies: Major heroin distributor arrested
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:39pm.

A major heroin distributor to Brunswick and New Hanover Counties was arrested Wednesday by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Drug and Enforcement Unit.

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Three arrested after year-long heroin investigation
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:46pm.

videoInvestigators with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrest three on heroin-related charges.

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NEW DETAILS: Deputies arrest 3 in NHSO's 2nd largest heroin bust
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:23am.

videoDeputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office have arrested three men accused of being caught with $85,000 worth of drugs.

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Police seize more than 400 bags of heroin
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:05am.

Wilmington Police say they arrested two men after a search of their car turned up hundreds of bags of heroin.

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WPD wants help fighting heroin
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:11pm.

videoThe police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's a problem worth fighting.

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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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License check results in five drug arrests
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:31pm.

According to spokeswoman Emily Flax, officers were performing a license checking station at Old Shallotte Road and McMilly Road in Shallotte around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. They said they found 89 bags of heroin along with pills, marijuana, paraphernalia and a gun in one car.

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