Two people arrested after six-month drug investigation

WILMINGTON — Two people were arrested Tuesday on multiple drug charges after a six-month investigation, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

WPD’s special investigation division conducted a search at a residence in the Quad Apartments, located in the 700 block of McMillan Avenue.

Officers confiscated multiple drugs and cash, including:


  • 266 grams of methamphetamine
  • 38.1 grams of opiates
  • 13.1 grams of marijuana
  • 2.62 grams of MDMA
  • 311 grams of cocaine
  • Over $600 in U.S. currency

Kevin Holt, 40, was charged with conspiracy sell/ deliver controlled substance, conspire traffic methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, PWISD cocaine, trafficking opium, possession of marijuana, stolen firearm, and additional charges. He is currently being held without bond.

WPD also arrested Brandy Nicole Southard, 35, for trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to sell deliver cocaine, trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana, and additional charges. Southard is being held at New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department under a $600,000 secured bond. 


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