Drugs
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Police seize more than 400 bags of heroin
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:05am.

Wilmington Police say they arrested two men after a search of their car turned up hundreds of bags of heroin.

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Pender Co. man pleads guilty to running meth lab
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:26pm.

videoA Pender County man will spend about five years in prison after pleading guilty to running a meth lab.

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Cops responding to shots fired find pot plants
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:39pm.

videoA ShotSpotter alert turns out to be a pot spotter for Wilmington Police. Officers responded to the alert just after 10 p.m. to 814 S. 8th St.

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BCSO targets drug offenders in Operation Summer Heat
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:12pm.

video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office set out early this morning on Operation Summer Heat with a list of 54 names.

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DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:27pm.

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.

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Deputies bust Bladenboro meth lab, arrest three on drug charges
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:25am.

Deputies busted a meth lab in Bladenboro yesterday, landing three people behind bars in connection to the drug operation, with additional arrests expected.

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FIRST ON 3: Car chase leads to crash, suspects still sought
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:48pm.

videoA car chase involving a suspected drug dealer led to a traffic crash on a busy Wilmington highway.

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Honeymooning drug suspects wanted for sex assault in NY
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:42pm.

videoA couple who had their honeymoon cut short after Leland Police say they found them with drugs and cash in their car face more charges back home.

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Senior citizen charged for drugs at Carolina Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:41pm.

A senior citizen faces drug charges after a bust last night in Carolina Beach. The police department's Vice Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home of John R. Lunsford, 69, in the 1400 block of Snapper Lane.

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Supply man charged in Brunswick County's largest heroin bust
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:26pm.

A Supply man is in jail after deputies say they made the biggest heroin bust in Brunswick County's history. Deputies say they found 8,000 bindles of heroin in a car Kevin Jermaine Hankins was driving.

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