Deputies search for Shallotte man wanted on heroin charges

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Joe Junior Bell
Joe Junior Bell

Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit are searching for a Shallotte man wanted on multiple drug charges.

Joe Junior Bell, 34, of Hale Swamp Road, is charged with trafficking heroin, trafficking MDMA, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver MDMA, maintaining a dwelling used for keeping and selling heroin and MDMA, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to arrest warrants.

“A search warrant of Bell’s residence yielded the unit seizing over 1,000 bags of heroin, 161 grams of MDMA and over $13,000 in cash,” Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Emily Flax said.

Anyone with any information about Bell or his whereabouts is asked to contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-253-2777, or call 911.