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Year-long investigation busts prescription drug resale ring

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A Wilmington couple is in jail charged in connection with an alleged prescription drug resale ring. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Division says detectives arrested Joseph Scott Apodaca, 44, and Jessie Layne McCallie, 29, Friday as the result of a nearly year-long investigation. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender deputies arrest man with four pounds of pot

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a man they consider a long-time drug dealer is behind bars after an eight-week investigation. Investigators say they arrested Darryl Bernard Pearsall Jr. Tuesday and charged him with a host of marijuana-related drug charges. Full story...
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Heroin seized after month long investigation

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video As a result of a month long investigation, New Hanover County Police have taken a significant amount of heroin off of the streets. Full story...
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Deputy finds bags of pot, cocaine after car accident

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A Fayetteville man is in jail on drug charges after a car crash involving a Bladen County Sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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Son of Shallotte police chief faces DWI, drug charges

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The 29-year-old son of Shallotte Police Chief Rodney Gause faces charges of heroin possession and driving while impaired after he was stopped by a Sunset Beach police officer for driving erratically early Monday, according to the police chief. Full story...

ONLY ON 3: B.J. Wright back in court after window escape try

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video B.J. Wright faces a host of charges, including cocaine and marijuana possession, resisting and delay and a habitual felon charge. All of the charges stem from incidents early last year. Full story...
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Man charged in connection with synthetic drug overdose death

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New Hanover County Sheriff's Detectives have arrested a man in connection with the death of a woman, who apparently overdosed on a synthetic drug last month. Jeremy Martin Leutgens is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Full story...
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Deputies say Leland man caught with 2,000 doses of heroin from NJ

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Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies seized 2,000 bindles of heroin at a traffic stop yesterday. An investigation led deputies to Christopher Joseph Mosby of Leland. Full story...
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Couple charged with child abuse after allegedly giving teens synthetic drug

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man and woman for felony child abuse after a deputy says they gave synthetic drugs to two teenaged girls. Full story...
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Man charged with DWI, drug possession after hitting power pole

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Wilmington Police have charged a man with drunk driving and drug possession after they say he hit a power pole last night. It happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 300 block of North College Road near Corning. Full story...
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Wilmington man involved in chase that killed cop sentenced

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A drug dealer involved in the chase that led to the death of a Wilmington Police officer will spend 20 years in federal prison. Full story...
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Wilmington Police make large 'spice' bust

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department recently made its biggest "spice" bust in its history. Investigators say they found over 1,400 packages of the substance at the Northern Lights Smoke Shop off Market Street. Full story...
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Investigators say gang member among arrests in fast food heroin bust

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New Hanover County Sheriff's investigators say one of three people arrested for allegedly selling heroin at a Wilmington fast food restaurant is a gang member. Full story...
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Police say NC man shot to death after sword attack

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Winston-Salem police say a 67-year-old man has been shot to death after he attacked a man with a sword. Full story...
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Bladen detectives look for owner of pot plants found in field

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An anonymous tip led detectives from the Bladen County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit to nearly 200 marijuana plants growing in a field. Full story...
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