Five people face crack cocaine charges after traffic stop in Leland

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Five people were arrested following a traffic stop that led to the seizure of several ounces of cocaine in Leland.

The traffic stop occurred at about 5 p.m. Monday in the area of Green Hill Road in Leland, according to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman Emily Flax. The sheriff’s Office special operations unit performed the stop, and a canine search of the vehicle led to the seizure of 4 ounces of crack cocaine.

A search warrant was later executed at a home in Robeson County, where two firearms and $11,000 in cash were seized, Flax said.

Those arrested during the traffic stop include; Kimberly Coleman, Jessica Nicole Milliken, Vanessa King, Judy White and Rodney Troy Williams.

Coleman, 50, of Southport, and Millikan, 29, of Leland, were each charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, maintaining a vehicle used for keeping and selling a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, conspiring to traffic in cocaine, and two counts of trafficking in cocaine. Coleman and Milliken were booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility under $250,000 bonds.

King, 38, of Delco, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine. She was also booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $250,500 bond.

White, 55, of Wilmington, and Williams, 48, of Bolivia, were each charged with conspiring to traffic in cocaine. White was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $250,000 bond, while Williams received a bond of $1,010,000.

The investigation into this case is ongoing.

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