New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives Make Cocaine Bust

New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives Make Cocaine Bust

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Vice and Narcotics Detectives concluded a two week investigation with the arrest of Dorothy K. Sowell for cocaine charges. Late Sunday afternoon, Detectives stopped Sowell at the intersection of Wrightsville Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. After searching Sowell’s vehicle Detectives discovered over 60 grams of cocaine, digital scales, and packaging material valued at over $6000.00. Dorothy Sowell is a 36 year old white female currently being held in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $30,000.00 secure bond. Sowell’s charges include:

Traffic cocaine by possession-felony

Traffic cocaine by transportation-felony

Traffic cocaine by manufacture-felony

PWISD cocaine-felony Maintaining a vehicle or dwelling-felony

Possession of drug paraphernalia-misdemeanor

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