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Coast Guard Cutter Diligence assists in $190M cocaine seizure

Seven tons of cocaine was seized and offloaded at Port Everglades in Florida by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Wilmington-based Coast Guard Cutter Diligence assisted in that large drug bust.

‘King Pin Granny’ arrested in major drug deal bust, officers say

Betty J. Jordan, also known as the "Kingpin Granny," was arrested on drug charges.

Onslow County man charged in drug overdose death pleads guilty

 A drug dealer pleaded guilty to felony second degree murder on Tuesday after selling drugs to a man, who died from an overdose, in 2016.

Deputies: 20 lbs of pot, 100+ grams of cocaine seized from Wilmington home

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office seized 20 pounds of pot, more than 100 grams of cocaine and a gun from who deputies say is a significant drug dealer.

NHSO: Two busted for delivering drugs across state lines

Two people were arrested Friday after New Hanover County Sheriff's Office they traveled to the Port City from South Carolina to deliver heroin and crack cocaine.

Deputies: NC man throws bag containing cell phones, ‘sexual dysfunction’ pills over prison fence

A 33-year-old Winston-Salem man faces charges after officials said he threw a bag containing drugs and cell phones over a fence at prison in Halifax County.

Wilmington man sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for selling heroin

A Wilmington man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to more than 17 years in prison for selling heroin.

Mercedes, Lexus and $210,000 seized after ‘major source’ of NC drugs busted

A North Carolina man identified by authorities as a major source of drugs in one part of the state is jailed on a $3 million bond following a raid on a home.

Wilmington man sentenced to nearly 19 years in prison for drug and gun charges

A Wilmington man was sentenced in federal court Thursday to more than 18 years in prison for drug distribution and firearm charges. 

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