Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Alleged drug dealer arrested during traffic stop

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Police Department arrested a Burgaw man Sunday night with more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest.

Daquan Ellison, 30, was wanted for a list of charges, including: conspiracy to sell/deliver Schedule III controlled substance; PWIMSD Schedule II controlled substance; manufacture Schedule II controlled substance; PWIMSD cocaine; trafficking opium or heroin; PWIMSD heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ellison was pulled over around 10:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North 31st Street. He was taken to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center and issued a $500,000 secured bond.

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Alexandria Sands
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 alexandria@localdailymedia.com or on Twitter @alexsands_

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