More than 20 pounds of marijuana seized from Pine Valley home

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Three people face charges after approximately 21 pounds of marijuana was seized during a drug bust at a home in Pine Valley Estates.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division conducted a marijuana trafficking investigation over the past 6 months involving Marvin Gerald Waite Jr of Stonewall Jackson Drive.

On Friday, detectives executed a search warrant at the home.

The marijuana seized has an approximate street value of $50,000.

Detectives charged Gerald Marvin Waite, Jr., 36, with the following:

  • 2 counts of trafficking marijuana
  • 3 counts of conspiracy to traffick marijuana
  • manufacture marijuana
  • pwimsd marijuana
  • felony possession of marijuana
  • maintain a dwelling for controlled substance

Detectives also arrested Megan Dawn Waite, 32 and charged her with the following:

  • 2 counts of trafficking marijuana
  • 2 counts of conspiracy to traffic marijuana
  • pwimsd marijuana
  • conspiracy to sell marijuana
  • felony possession of marijuana
  • manufacture marijuana
  • maintain dwelling for controlled substance
  • possession of drug paraphernalia

They are each being held under a $350,000 bond.

Also arrested in the investigation is David Lewis Hamm, 35. He is charged with the following:

  • conspire to traffick marijunana
  • possession of firearm by convicted felon
  • pwimsd marijuana
  • manufacture marijuana
  • maintain a dwelling for controlled substance
  • possession of marijuana
  • possession of drug paraphernalia

Hamm is being held under a $150,000 bond.

 

 

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