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NHC Sheriff's Detectives make heroin bust

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Vice and Narcotics Detectives have made a substantial heroin bust. Detectives have arrested two individuals and warrants have been issued for two others involved with this investigation.

Based on the investigation by Vice and Narcotic Detectives, it was determined that there was a specific organization responsible for supplying large quantities of heroin to New Hanover County. Detectives continued to investigate leads which led them to Newark, New Jersey and to the subjects involved. Further investigation revealed that these subjects would be coming to the Wilmington area.

On Thursday August 12, Detectives located a vehicle in the Castle Hayne area and initiated a traffic stop. After concluding the traffic stop it was determined that vehicle would be seized and a search warrant applied for regarding a more detailed search of the vehicle.

After completing a detailed search of the vehicle, detectives discovered several hidden switches under the dashboard that manipulated a hydraulic hidden compartment in the rear of the vehicle. Inside the hidden compartment, detectives found 1500 bags of heroin, 12 grams of crack cocaine, and a half ounce of marijuana.

Mitchell, Talif Amond 26 year old Black Male

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- misdemeanor

Conspiracy Traffic Opium & Heroin-felony

Conspire Sell/Deliver Cocaine-felony

Trafficking Heroin- 3 counts felony

Possession with the Intent to Sell or Deliver Heroin-felony

Possession with the Intent to Sell or Deliver Cocaine-felony

Possess Marijuana-misdemeanor

$1,000,000.00 Secure Bond

Smith, Ashley Shafon 22 year old black female

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- misdemeanor

Conspiracy Traffic Opium & Heroin-felony

Conspire Sell/Deliver Cocaine-felony

Trafficking Heroin- 3 counts felony

Possession with the Intent to Sell or Deliver Cocaine-felony

Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver-felony

Maintaining Dwelling or Vehicle for Drugs-felony

Possess Schedule VI-misdemeanor

$1,000,000.00 Secure Bond

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IF IT WASENT FOR .......

IF IT WASENTS FOR THE SO CALLED DRUG DEALERS AND YOUR KIDS USING THEN THE PO LICE WOULDNT BE IN BIZNESSS SO KEEP USIN KIDS YOUR PARENTSS WANTS TO GET YOU ALL BUSTED.

Wow this feels crazy because

Wow this feels crazy because I know these 2 individuals. I had no idea they lived this life style. I just want to know WHY?

Ashley Smith

Really? Ive been tryin to get in touch wit her!! do u know where she's at?

bust

good job det. way to go! Too bad for these young folk but did they think they would get away with that kind of life for very long ?

legalize it

Forget arresting these people. Legalize and let us choose what we want to consume. Tax it. Let the cops chase other criminals and not worry about drug users. It would save so much money.

Legalize HEROIN?? No one,

Legalize HEROIN?? No one, not even the most far left think we should legalize Heroin. I'm as liberal as anyone, and thats the worst idea ive ever heard.

Never legalize heroin

Never legalize heroin you nut. It is killing our kids and making them addicts. Keep pressing these dope dealers Sheriff and don't let up. We need more officers on the streets. Not more addicts.

Heroin bust

I'm proud of you Sheriff McMahon and your detectives for knocking these folks off. Heroin is a dangerous drug and your efforts kept lots of it off the streets.
I could have voted straight party ticket if it wasn't for you. That is saying alot if you knew me. Keep bringing the fight to these criminals that profit off of the junk they sell. Stay vigilant.

Let’s address the facts

Let’s address the facts here, to all those so quick to point a finger and say what they did was wrong but let’s get real. Half of everyone, who comment either get high now or have in your past. There are people like you that keep drugs a float, you go to work and come home and get high. You are called function addicts you have the nerve to sit behind you screen and judge well I can see you... We don’t make drugs and sure can’t bring them into the county. That is what the police are for they steal drugs from the evidence locker and put them back on the street. So don’t be so fast to congalate these cops cause the same dope they just took off these kids will be on yall streets in no time. By the way black kids don’t use dope sorry not our cup of tea, we smoke weed dope is a white drug. We are not interested in getting high out our mind by the way so these two kids are not to fault you are.

Thats alot of drugs. I don't

Thats alot of drugs. I don't know why people use heroin. Its so dangerous. I'm just glad the Sheriff's dept was able to keep it off the streets. A big hearty thank you from a concerned mom.

Great job Sheriffs dept

Glad to your continuing to bust these dope pushing thugs who are coming into our town and bringing heroin to poison our children. I applaud you Sheriff McMahon and your crew for this bust. Keep it up and God bless all Law enforcement.