Sunday, August 14, 2022

NHC sheriff’s office arrests two in drug bust

Upon executing a search warrant, NHSO arrested two people, Ahmad Amgad Ali and Bristol Marie Collier, June 9 on multiple counts. (Courtesy photo)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — After confiscating 5.5 pounds of mushrooms, 55 pounds of marijuana, THC edibles/vape cartridges, 10.5 grams of MDMA (ecstasy), three firearms, and approximately $51,000 in U.S. currency, the sheriff’s office made an arrest June 9 in Wilmington.

NHCSO vice and narcotic unit received information regarding drug activity at 202B Jordan Lane. Upon executing a search warrant, they arrested two people, Ahmad Amgad Ali and Bristol Marie Collier, at the residence. 

Amgad Ali was given a $100,000 secured bond. (Courtesy photo)

Ali was given a $100,000 secured bond and charged with:

  • Trafficking marijuana (2 counts)
  • Conspire to traffic in marijuana
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute psilocybin
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute MDMA (ecstasy)
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute marijuana
  • Felony possession of marijuana
  • Maintain a vehicle/dwelling for use, storage and sale of controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of a firearm by a felon
Bristol Marie Collier was given a $75,000 secured bond. (Courtesy photo)

Collier was held on a $75,000 secured bond and charged with:

  • Trafficking marijuana (2 counts)
  • Conspire to traffic in marijuana
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute psilocybin
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute MDMA (ecstasy)
  • Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute marijuana
  • Felony possession of marijuana
  • Maintain a vehicle/dwelling for use, storage, or sale of controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Have comments or tips? Email info@portcitydaily.com

Want to read more from PCD? Subscribe now and then sign up for our newsletter, Wilmington Wire, and get the headlines delivered to your inbox every morning.

Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

Related Articles