Wilmington police uncover cash, drugs and weapons in car following Carolina Beach Road accident

WILMINGTON –– The Wilmington Police Department arrested a convicted felon Friday following an accident on Carolina Beach Road.

Henry Vera was arrested at the scene shortly after speaking with officers, according to a press release from the department. A search uncovered a significant amount of money, Xanax bars packaged for sale in a bottle, two small bags of crystal meth, an airsoft gun and two guns, according to a press release.

Vera was charged with possession with intent to sell or deliver Schedule IV drugs, possession of Schedule II drugs, two counts of a firearm by a felon, driving while intoxicated, careless and reckless, and failure to maintain lane control.


He is being held under a $20,000 secured bond.


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