Man, woman arrested for heroin in Creekwood


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A three-month heroin trafficking investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and AFT has landed a man and a woman in jail.

Investigators executed two search warrants at 1011 North 30th Street and 2910 Spaulding Drive in Wilmington’s Creekwood community yesterday. They found more than 1,300 bags of heroin, along with drug paraphernalia, a stolen firearm and cash. Detectives arrested Patrick Bragg, 27, and Maria Price, 44, for trafficking heroin, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and other charges.

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The Sheriff’s Office has not yet released the name of a third person wanted for related charges.

Bragg is in jail under $500,000 bond, while Price is under $100,000 bond.