Daniel Masciotti pleaded guilty in court Thursday to Involuntary Manslaughter, Conspiracy to Deliver Heroin, and Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin.
New Hanover County has become the first in our area to file a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.
Heroin overdoses are becoming far too common in the Port City. Wilmington Police responded to at least nine heroin overdoses on Monday.
Seven people are behind bars and another person is still being sought in a federal drug trafficking and money laundering investigation in Columbus County.
Three people face charges after a two-month long investigation in New Hanover County.
A Brunswick County man is in jail under a $1 million bond on several drug charges.
A Wilmington man will spend between seven and ten years in prison for selling heroin.
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say was trafficking large quantities of heroin and other drugs into the county from New Jersey.
A man who sped off in his vehicle after authorities noticed suspicious behavior was arrested in Rocky Mount and found to be in possession of a stolen gun and 90 bags of heroin.
A Wilmington man plead guilty after he passed out at the wheel because of an heroin overdose while driving down Carolina Beach Road.