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Wilmington man sentenced for selling crack cocaine

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A Wilmington man is expected to spend up to eight years in prison followed by four years supervised release for his involvement in selling crack cocaine.

According to the NC Department of Justice, Michael Renard Harrison, 42, pleaded guilty to conspiracy with the intent to distribute and distribution of 28 grams or more of crack cocaine.

During an undercover investigation, officials made three undercover purchases of more than five ounces of crack from Harrison between February 2010 and May 2010.

Harrison was stopped by deputies of the Florence County Sheriff's Office in February 2012 and found he was transporting more than $14,000 in drug proceeds.

According to the NJDOJ, the investigation revealed Harrison was responsible for distributing more than four kilograms of cocaine and half a kilogram of crack cocaine.

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