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Ash man arrested for trafficking fentanyl

BCSO said depending on the potency of the fentanyl, 98 grams could yield approximately 49,000 lethal doses. 

Customs: Woman hid cocaine in shoes at Atlanta airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it caught a Georgia woman trying to smuggle cocaine in multiple pairs of shoes through the Atlanta airport.

Coroner: Overdose deaths spiking because of laced pills

One county in South Carolina is on track to see almost 60 more drug overdose deaths in 2021 than two years ago.

Man sentenced to 11 years in prison for trafficking drugs in Wilmington

Qwanelle Ruffin, also known as “El Patron,” 28, of New Hanover County was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison for a dozen drug charges. 

Warrants claim Chadbourn’s ex-top cop took $32K in cash, hundreds of pills, and guns from evidence locker

WWAY is learning more details about what led up to Anthony Spivey, now Chadbourn's former police chief, being arrested on dozens of charges.

Bladen sheriff’s office says inmate recently overdosed on drugs smuggled into jail

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office conducted a routine search on Thursday of the inmates and cells at the Bladen County Detention Center.

Wilmington man who brought young kids to drug deal at Burger King sentenced to prison

A New Hanover County man was sentenced on Wednesday to at least six and a half years in prison for drug charges.

Woman sentenced in federal court for trafficking meth in Bladen County

An Ocean Isle Beach woman was sentenced to six year in prison for trafficking meth between April and June of last year.

19-year-old Wilmington man arrested on numerous gun, drug charges

A man was airlifted to the hospital after being recently shot at a home in Burgaw. The investigation into that shooting lead to another man being arrested on gun and drug charges.

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Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

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Russian team topples American powerhouse with Biles out

Though the history books may mark Tuesday’s victory with an asterisk due to American star Simone Biles’ early withdrawal, the Russian women's gymnastics team's dazzling performance is the result of a concerted transformation since they finished a distant second to the American team at the 2019 World Championship.