Four arrested after heroin bust


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A heroin bust in Wilmington landed four people in jail and a child in protective custody.

Thursday afternoon police stopped a car leaving 3050 Pauline Lane, found 100 bags of heroin in it and arrested the three people in the car. Orlando Rashea Johnson, 25, is in jail under a $500,000 bond charged with trafficking in heroin. Antonio Johnson-Fulwood, 28, and Eric Wesley Gore, 24, are charged with possession of PCP. They are in jail under $10,000 bond.

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The WPD Vice Narcotics Unit got a search warrant for 3050 Pauline Lane. In the home they ound 350 more bags of heroin. Police say the total street value of the 450 bags of heroin seized from both the car and the house is about $9,000.

A woman at the home also had her five-year-old daughter with her, until the New Hanover County Department of Social Services was called in and took the child to a safe location.

Melody Formey-Navarro, 26, was charged with trafficking heroin, maintaining a dwelling for drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, manufacture drugs and misdemeanor child abuse. She was also served with an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. She is in jail under $50,500 bond.