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Two men arrested after Wilmington officers search suspicious vehicle

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Herbert Hy’keem Copeland (Source: WPD) Herbert Hy’keem Copeland (Source: WPD)
Jamarral Rayshad Vaughn (Source: WPD) Jamarral Rayshad Vaughn (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police Department officials arrested two men in the 1400 block of Meares St. Thursday night around 11 p.m. after checking a suspicious vehicle, according to a news release.

Herbert Ky'keem Copeland and Jamarral Rayshad Vaughn were arrested after officers checked a suspicious vehicle in the Hillcrest community and saw 24 bags of marijuana in plain view inside of the car.

A .44 caliber magnum revolver was also discovered inside of the vehicle and it proved to be stolen.

Both suspects are charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a stolen firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession with the intent to sell/deliver marijuana.

They each received a $50,000 bond.

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