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Man convicted of hiding drugs in rectum while in New Hanover jail

A Wilmington man is headed to prison after he was convicted on charges that he hid bags of drugs in his rectum while he was in the New Hanover County jail.

Autopsy shows judge died of fentanyl, heroin overdose

An autopsy report shows a North Carolina judge died of a fentanyl and heroin overdose.

NHSO: Duo arrested in major heroin bust

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has conducted a major heroin bust, concluding a two-month investigation.

Authorities say gang member sentenced to more than 12 years on drug charges

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for distributing heroin.

New Hanover man receives 12 years in prison

A New Hanover County man is headed to federal prison for more than 12 years. According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Andre Hall, 31, was pulled over for a traffic stop near Nixon Street in Wilmington on December 2, 2018

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
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FIRST ON 3: Former Brunswick County magistrate arrested on drug charges

A former magistrate faces multiple drug charges in Brunswick County.

Deputies: Whiteville City Schools employee arrested on drug charges

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says they arrested two people on narcotics charges, including one Whiteville City Schools employee.

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office seizes 1,500 bags, arrest two in drug bust

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office located 1,500 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on July 10. Detectives...

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