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Heroin

WPD: Heroin marked 'Champs' leads to multiple overdoses

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Wilmington Police have connected a specific brand of heroin to a number of local drug overdoses. Full story...
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Wanted man turns himself in; two others still at large

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A Brunswick County man wanted on drug charges turned himself in overnight, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says. Investigators say Saquan Jones, 30, of Supply, turned himself in around 1:30 a.m. just hours after the Sheriff's Office said it was looking for him on heroin charges Full story...
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Deputies search for three suspects wanted on heroin related charges

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Vice-Narcotics Task Force are looking for three people wanted for heroin related charges. Full story...
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Police: Fugitive from South Carolina arrested in Hillcrest community

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videoWilmington Police arrested a man in the Hillcrest community who they say was wanted in South Carolina for failing to appear on charges he faces there. Full story...
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Deputies make raw heroin bust at Wilmington apartment

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office at ATF say a six-week investigation led them to bust a man with more than 44 grams of raw heroin at a Wilmington apartment. Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation centered around Vincent Bruce Jackson transporting heroin from neighboring states to New Hanover County. Full story...
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Police chase ends in arrests, seizure of 90 bags of heroin

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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. Full story...
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Man who led police on foot chase faces trespassing, trafficking charges

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videoA man who police say led officers on a foot chase when trespassing in a Wilmington housing complex also faces several drug charges. Brandon Wilson is charged with second degree trespassing, possession of heroin within 1000 feet of a school, trafficking heroin, maintaining a vehicle for distribution of heroin, and resisting arrest. Full story...
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Wilmington Police: Tips lead to two arrests

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Two men were arrested on drug charges after tips from residents in the area. Full story...
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Murder suspect out on bail arrested on heroin charges in court

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videoPolice arrested Hines this morning when he showed up for court on other drug charges. He was arrested in September of 2011 for the murder of 23-year-old Cornelius Blanks. Hines was out on bond for that murder charge. Full story...
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Deputies seize 14,000 bags of heroin

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says its Vice/Narcotics Unit has made one of its biggest heroin busts ever. After a six-month investigation, detectives say they found more than 14,000 bags of ready-to-sell heroin in two duffel bags. Full story...
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WPD: Mom had 15-year-old son sell heroin

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videoWilmington Police say they've made another heroin bust, this time arresting a woman they say had her teenaged son sell the drug. Full story...
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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Elizabethtown

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A traffic stop helped police make two drug arrests in Elizabethtown Friday. Full story...
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Reckless driver call leads police to man passed out in car with heroin

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videoWilmington Police say a call about a reckless driver led them to a man passed out in his car with heroin over the weekend. Full story...
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Bust leads to $130,000 worth of heroin

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a month-long investigation netted more than 3,200 bags of heroin with a street value of $130,000. Full story...
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StarNews: Man sentenced to 26 years on heroin charges

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A Wilmington man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Thursday on heroin distribution charges in which prosecutors allege he dealt heroin for three years in the Port City. Full story...
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