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Heroin

WPD: Man tries to ditch heroin in back of patrol car after arrest

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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. Full story...
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Police: Man admits to hiding heroin in underwear during search

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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. Full story...
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WPD: Police catch man hiding inside insurance office with heroin

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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. Full story...
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Deputies: Major heroin distributor arrested

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A major heroin distributor to Brunswick and New Hanover Counties was arrested Wednesday by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Drug and Enforcement Unit. Full story...
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Three arrested after year-long heroin investigation

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videoInvestigators with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrest three on heroin-related charges. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Deputies arrest 3 in NHSO's 2nd largest heroin bust

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videoDeputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office have arrested three men accused of being caught with $85,000 worth of drugs. Full story...
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Police seize more than 400 bags of heroin

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Wilmington Police say they arrested two men after a search of their car turned up hundreds of bags of heroin. Full story...
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WPD wants help fighting heroin

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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. Full story...
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DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington

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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. Full story...
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License check results in five drug arrests

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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. Full story...
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