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Fatal overdoses tied to synthetic opiate hit NC

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North Carolina officials say a synthetic drug five times stronger than heroin is being blamed for three deaths last month in Sampson, Person and Transylvania counties. Full story...
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ALE, Bladen Sheriff arrest eight on drug trafficking charges

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During the past month, the Department of Public Safety's Alcohol Law Enforcement section has arrested and charged eight people with drug trafficking, larceny, forgery and other crimes following a year-long, multi-county criminal investigation. More charges are pending. Full story...
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Berger pleads guilty to DWI, drug charge

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videoBrian Berger will not spend any time in jail for his DWI charges. The New Hanover County Commissioner was back in court this morning closing the case on two arrests in the last 14 months. Full story...
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Judge issues warrant for Berger's arrest; commissioner says he didn't know he had court

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videoA judge has issued a warrant for Brian Berger's arrest after the New Hanover County Commissioner failed to show up for a court appearance. But Berger tells WWAY he did not know he was supposed to be in court. Full story...
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Berger's drug case continued until January

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's court case on a drug charge has been continued until next year. Berger was due in court today for his charge of possession of schedule II drugs, but his attorney Buddy Allard says the case was continued until Jan. 16. Full story...
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WPD: Felon caught with semi-automatic pistol, drugs

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A felon is back in jail after Wilmington Police arrested him for a series of charges after they say he ran from them early this morning. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 INVESTIGATION: Court documents outline former deputy's addiction to Oxycodone

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videoCourt documents we obtained today show that former New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy Joseph Antoine LeBlanc started visiting the CVS Pharmacy on College Rd. and 17th St. with what may have been forged requests for drugs starting in November 2012. During this time, Lt. LeBlanc was second in command of the Vice and Narcotics Division. Full story...
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Sheriff McMahon releases statement regarding firing of former deputy LeBlanc

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Responding to a request for an interview to discuss the multiple grand jury indictments against former deputy Joseph LeBlanc, Sheriff Ed McMahon declined to go on camera but released this statement... Full story...
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Heroin arrest linked to numerous overdoses

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A joint drug investigation between the Wilmington Police Department and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department lead to the connection of a specific brand of heroin to a number of local drug overdoses. Full story...
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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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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger bonds out of jail after DWI arrest

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger bonded out of jail around 7:30 p.m. Friday after being arrested overnight for DWI and drug possession. 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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Wilmington man sentenced to life in 2011 Hillcrest shooting

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A federal judge sentenced a Wilmington man to life in prison for a 2011 shooting and drug deal in the Hillcrest Housing Community.video Full story...
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