Two Wilmington men and two teens have been arrested following a two-month drug investigation conducted by detectives with the Wilmington Police Department.
Dmarcus Hooper, Titus Damon, Jamarcus Damon and William Murphy were arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug investigation that concluded with the execution of a search warrant at a Wilmington home, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Rawley.
Detectives with the police department’s vice and narcotics unit executed the search warrant in the early morning hours of Dec. 16 at a home in the 400 block of Clay Street, Rawley said. Inside the home, detectives seized 538 bags of heroin, more than 12 grams of crack cocaine, 30 Xanax pills, more than 5 grams of marijuana, a stolen 9 mm handgun and $8,334 in cash.
The four suspects were arrested at the home and booked at the New Hanover County Jail, Rawley said.
Hooper, 41, has been charged with trafficking in opium or heroin; manufacturing cocaine, manufacture, sell, deliver or possess a controlled substance within 1,00 feet of a school; maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine; and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked under a $1 million secured bond.
Titus Damon, 21, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin; manufacture, sell, deliver or possess a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school; possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule IV controlled substance; and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked under a $250,000 secured bond.
Jamarcus Damon, 19, and Murphy, 19, both of Wilmington, were each charged with felony possession of a stolen firearm. They were booked under $250,000 secured bonds.