A sunny, sandy, tropical beach starts to sound really tempting as winter steadily approaches. Just the thought of dipping your toes in the warm ocean water may have you pulling up travel blogs and researching your next vacation destination for 2018.
Recently, a local mother learned her son had died from a drug overdose suspected to be heroin. When toxicology reports were analyzed, the labs found no heroin in his system--instead, it was an alarming mix of other substances that may be becoming more popular around North Carolina.
There are many different things police conduct traffic stops in relation to. One such thing are seatbelt violations. Sometimes, during a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation or some other traffic violation, police observe or detect something that leads to them conducting a vehicle search. Such searches sometimes result in individuals facing drug crime allegations. This can be seen in a drug crime case that has recently come up in Wilmington.
A North Carolina man is facing drug charges after a call came into authorities about prostitution. Police responded to a local motel in Wilmington earlier this month after receiving a report about possible drug use and prostitution going on inside one of the rooms. When they knocked on the door, officers found four people inside. One person had outstanding misdemeanor warrants and was taken to jail on drug charges.
New Hanover County police have arrested three people after allegedly catching them in a drug deal. The three were apprehended by police after an officer saw one of the men dealing drugs out of the back entrance of a local Chick-fil-a restaurant. Police allege the restaurant employee was dealing heroin from the restaurant. All three are now facing several drug charges.
Three people in North Carolina are facing drug charges after Brunswick County investigators allegedly uncovered a meth lab. A search warrant was executed for an Elkin Street home, and investigators found the meth lab as well as ingredients related to the manufacture of meth. After the search occurred, three people were arrested and will soon be in court for drug charges.
Two North Carolina residents ended up having their days turned around after a woman called to report her home being broken into and was later arrested along with her husband for drug charges. The woman, an optometrist, called police after she came home on her lunch break and found a back window in her home open. She heard noises in the home and contacted police. When police responded and later searched the home, they allegedly found enough evidence to file drug charges against the couple.
Two Wilmington residents are facing drug charges after a search on April 27. Neighbors purportedly complained, and eventually police showed up at the home. Police say they were granted permission to search the home and drug charges were filed soon after.
Wilmington police are saying another huge heroin bust has led to the seizure of 7,500 bindles of heroin and put a large dent in the North Carolina drug trade. The bust comes after what was characterized as a lengthy investigation by the Wilmington Police Department. Four people are now facing drug charges as a result.
As some people in the Wilmington area know, drug charges can arise out of many different circumstances. Often they come when a person is least expecting them, such as in a traffic stop. Recently, an elementary school teacher in Pender County, North Carolina, submitted her resignation because of a prior arrest for drug charges.