Wilmington man sentenced on drug trafficking charges


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man was sentenced to 24 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out.

Olden Terry pleaded guilty in September to possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine and possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking offense.

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In November 2011, Wilmington Police conducted two controlled purchases of crack cocaine and powder cocaine from the 39-year-old. After the second controlled purchase, Terry was immediately arrested and two search warrants were executed, one at Terry’s house and the other at a stash house for the drugs.

During the search, officers found a firearm and a small amount of marijuana at Terry’s house. Officers found 157 grams of crack cocaine, 45.2 grams of powder cocaine, 370.8 grams of marijuana and four hydrocodone pills at the stash house.