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Reckless driving leads to heroin bust

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videoJayqwon Rontell Canty, age 23, of Wilmington and a passenger ran a four-wheeler off 900 Greenfield Street Friday evening. Wilmington police officers began preparing citations for reckless operation of a motor vehicle and no helmet, while another officer ran the vehicle identification number. Full story...
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Vehicle stop leads to drugs, counterfeit money arrests

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video Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and woman from New Hanover County on charges including drug possession and possession of counterfeit money. Full story...
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Undercover prostitution operation busted

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video The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives conducted an undercover prostitution operation after receiving multiple complaints from concerned citizens. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach workers arrested in uniform allegedly selling drugs

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video An undercover drug bust landed two Wrightsville Beach employees behind bars. The shocking part: they were both in their work uniforms when they allegedly made a drug deal in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Calabash couple charged with running pot grow house

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video A Calabash couple is in jail charged with running a marijuana growing operation in their home. Brunswick County Sheriff's narcotics agents arrested Lee David Foster, 40, and Melissa Marie Foster, 37, for maintaining a dwelling to keep and sell a controlled substance and other drug crimes. Full story...
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Five suspects still at large in Operation Christmas Crackdown

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video Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies are still searching for five suspects wanted in Operation Christmas Crackdown. The early-morning round-up yesterday landed 29 people in jail. Full story...
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Ashley High student appears in court on cocaine, booze charges

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videoA 16-year-old Ashley High School student accused of having drugs on campus had her first appearance in court Wednesday. Full story...
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Early morning traffic stop leads to arrest

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video A routine traffic stop early Wednesday morning led Wilmington Police into an encounter with a convicted felon in possession of drugs and a firearm. Full story...
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Operation Christmas Crackdown busts drug suspects

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video The cells at the Brunswick County Detention Center are a little more crowded after Operation Christmas Crackdown rounded up 29 criminals on various charges. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 16-year-old arrested for cocaine, booze at Ashley HS

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video A 16-year-old girl has been arrested for allegedly having drugs and alcohol today at Ashley High School. Full story...
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Marine charged after Morehead City hotel evacuated

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A Camp Lejeune Marine has been arrested after a hotel in Morehead City was evacuated for about five hours. Morehead City police and fire officials evacuated the hotel and two nearby restaurants Monday morning after getting a report that someone had threatened to commit suicide using chlorine. Full story...
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NC agencies not using prescription drug database

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A computer database that could help officials track prescription drug abuse is getting little use by North Carolina's doctors and pharmacies. Full story...
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Court convicts UNC professor of drug smuggling

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A court in Argentina has convicted an Oxford educated University of North Carolina professor of attempting to smuggle four pounds of cocaine into the United States. Full story...
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Detectives make record meth bust in Columbus Co.

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Columbus County Sheriff's deputies and State Bureau of Investigation agents say they've made the largest crystal meth bust in county history. Full story...
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Woman arrested for buying heroin, has child taken away

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Wilmington Police arrested a woman last night after finding her child with two aggressive pit bulls and drugs in her car. Full story...
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