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Add another heroin related arrest to the list

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19-year-old Brandon Maultsby (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office) 19-year-old Brandon Maultsby (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – It seems like every time you look at the news you see someone arrested in connection to heroin related charges. The list grew by one more Wednesday.

Pender County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 19-year-old Brandon Maultsby after several people called police about his erratic driving. Deputies pulled Maultsby over and found that he was in possession of several bags of heroin. 

Maultsby was charged with the following:

  • Possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver heroin
  • Manufacture a Schedule I substance
  • Maintain a vehicle for the sell and delivery of a controlled substance
  • Possession of up to a ½ oz. of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

He was booked into the Pender County Jail under a $20,000 secure bond.

This is the sixth major heroin related arrest made this month in the Cape Fear area.

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