Monday, August 15, 2022

Wilmington police make arrest after 3-month drug investigation

WILMINGTON ​​— The Wilmington Police Department special investigation division has made an arrest following a three-month drug investigation.

Tyaan Murray, 22, was charged with three counts of fentanyl trafficking; sell and deliver Schedule II; PWIMSD Schedule II; maintaining a vehicle; possession of Schedule II; and a violation of a concealed carry permit, among other charges.

According to a report from WPD, detectives took Murray into custody Monday after a traffic stop, during which they seized 286 dosage units of fentanyl, 1.02 grams of cocaine and a gun.

Murray was booked into the New Hanover County Jail and is under a $510,000 secured bond.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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