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Columbus Co. man arrested for trafficking opium

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James Manuel Scott (Source: Columbus Co.) James Manuel Scott (Source: Columbus Co.)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The Fair Bluff Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations and the Columbus County Narcotics Unit arrested James Manuel Scott, age 63,  Friday afternoon, according to a press release.

Scott was arrest on felony warrants for 4 counts of trafficking opium, 1 count of maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place, according to officials.

He is currently being held under a $450,000 secure bond in the Columbus County Detention Facility.

Earlier this year Scott was also arrested for drugs along with former Fair Bluff police chief Marty Lewis. 

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