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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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Deputies make raw heroin bust at Wilmington apartment

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office at ATF say a six-week investigation led them to bust a man with more than 44 grams of raw heroin at a Wilmington apartment. Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation centered around Vincent Bruce Jackson transporting heroin from neighboring states to New Hanover County. Full story...
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