Drug bust turns up wanted man in Wilmington

Posted by Lauren Thomson - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A drug bust in Wilmington turned up a wanted suspect.

Wilmington police arrested Thomas Marcus McMillan, Jr. at 12th and Chestnut Street in connection with a suspected drug transaction.

When officers arrested Mcmillian for possession of marijuana, they discovered that he was wanted in Springfield, Illinois for a parole violation.

The original charges included attempted murder.

Mcmillan is now in the New Hanover County correctional facility awaiting extradition to Illinois.

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