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Feds take over drug bust investigation

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After a two-month undercover investigation, deputies seized more than 45 pounds of marijuana, stolen weapons and money. Deputies say the drugs were worth more than $100,000. Full story...
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Man charged with friend's murder after fight over drugs

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video 25-year-old Donte Anthony Caines is charged with second degree murder after investigators say he shot and killed his friend Gary Lydell Fisher at Caines's New Hanover County home. Full story...
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State suspends Dyer's medical license

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Investigators say Guy Dyer was running a cash-only business at his clinic on Shipyard Blvd. prescribing narcotics without establishing a medical reason. Full story...
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Wilmington doctor arrested for prescription forgery and fraud

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Guy David Dyer, 66, of Wilmington has been charged with prescription forgery and fraud. Dyer remains in custody at the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $15,000 secured bond. Full story...
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Legal marijuana lookalike hitting the market

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videoA heads-up for parents. There's a drug being sold locally known as K-2 Summit that will give you a high like marijuana, but it's legal. Full story...
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Physician's assistant behind bars

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A local Physician's Assistant was arrested Thursday night. He's charged with illegally prescribing controlled substances. Full story...
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Two women find themselves in federal prison after December drug bust

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Two Wilmington women arrested during a drug bust last year will spend time behind bars in federal prison. Full story...
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Night Out makes a stand against crime and drugs

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Communities across North America, including several in our area, are joining forces Tuesday night to make a stand against crime and drugs. Full story...
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NHC deputies seize cocaine and cash in drug bust

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New Hanover County deputies seized more than a quarter million dollars in cocaine and cash Thursday. The bust took place in the 300 block of South College Road around 11:00 a.m. Full story...
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Illegal prescription drug use on the rise

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videoLocal law enforcement agents say prescription drug trafficking is becoming an epidemic. Nearly 75 percent of all drug cases in Brunswick County involve prescription medication. Full story...
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Drug arrests made in Brunswick County

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videoOn Wednesday, dozens of suspected drug dealers were taken off the streets in Brunswick County in operation April Fools. Full story...
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Family starts petition to bring justice to drug dealer

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A few months ago, a Wilmington woman lost her brother to drugs. Now, she wants the person responsible for supplying him with the illegal narcotics to pay. Full story...
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After sealing case, Sheriff hopes dealers face federal prosecution

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videoThe District Attorney along with area law enforcement agencies finally sealed a case they've been investigating for two years, which resulted in the seizure of more than 300 kilograms of cocaine, and a kilo of heroin. Full story...
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Who is at fault, drug dealer or consumer?

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videoA Wilmington woman said she lost her brother to drugs in October, and now she wants the person responsible for supplying him with the illegal narcotic to pay too. Full story...
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Wilmington woman pleads guilty to murder and drug charges

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Anna Strickland faces anywhere between 17 to 20 years in prison. That includes her second degree murder charge and three additional drug trafficking charges. Full story...
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