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Woman passed out in driver seat charged with DWI

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Della Rhea Merritt (Source: NHC Jail) Della Rhea Merritt (Source: NHC Jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Wilmington Police Department found a woman passed out over the front driver seat of a vehicle after a crash on Grace Street Monday morning around 11:00.

According to police, EMS responded and woke up Della Rhea Merritt.

Officers found heroin and paraphernalia in the car, so they arrested and charged Merritt with the crash, DWI and possession of heroin.

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