Saturday, July 13, 2024

One traffic stop, two arrests, multiple charges

WILMINGTON — During a traffic stop on Sunday, around 5:30 p.m., officers from the Wilmington Police Department arrested two people on multiple charges.

The traffic stop was conducted in the 1200 block of Greenfield Street. Upon a vehicle search, officers found crack/cocaine and drug paraphernalia, and arrested 33-year-old Markee George of Wilmington and 30-year-old Erin Lacewell.

George is charged with:

  • Possession of schedule II
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Probation violation
  • Parole violation
  • Driving while license revoked

Lacewell was charged with:

  • Possession with intent to sell/distribute schedule II
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

George was given a $55,000 secured bond for the drug and probation violation charges, and received no bond for the parole violation. Lacewell received a $100,000 secured bond.

Both are being held at the NHCSO Detention Center.

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Shea Carver
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.

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