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Police respond to Walmart robbery, find stolen firearm and drugs

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police discovered a stolen firearm and drugs after responding to a robbery at the Sigmon Road Walmart Wednesday night.

According to police, William Boswell attempted to steal two stereos from Walmart and was pursued by security guards into the parking lot.

Boswell and Herbert Copeland escaped in a vehicle but were pulled over by Wilmington Police.

Officers found an additional stereo in the trunk along with marijuana and a stolen gun.

Boswell was charged with larceny of a stereo. Copeland was charged with possession and intent to sell and deliver marijuana as well as theft of a firearm.

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