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CHARGED: 3 arrested in heroin investigation, 1 has $5M bond

Carl Antonio Scott (Source: NHCSO) Carl Antonio Scott (Source: NHCSO)
Markee Scott (Source: NHCSO) Markee Scott (Source: NHCSO)
Deshawn Hankins (Source: NHCSO) Deshawn Hankins (Source: NHCSO)
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested three people for the illegal distribution of heroin throughout Wilmington.

According to the sheriff's office, several trafficking purchases of heroin were made directly from Carl Antonio Scott while he was with other people.

Authorities arrested Scott, Markee Scott and Deshawn Hankins May 6 during an investigative traffic stop on Darlington Avenue in the Market North Housing Complex.

At that time, detectives found cash, a loaded .45 caliber pistol, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Later that day, officials executed a search warrant at 2616 Confederate Dr. as part of the investigation and found more cash and packaging materials for the distribution of heroin.

Carl Antonio Scott is currently being held under a $5 million bond for:

• 28 counts of trafficking heroin

• 6 counts of possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin

• 2 counts maintaining a dwelling/vehicle

• 6 counts possession of drug paraphernalia

• simple possession of marijuana

• possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

• conspiracy to traffic heroin

Markee Scott is being held in lieu of a $1 million bond for:

• possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

• conspiracy to traffic heroin

• possession of drug paraphernalia

• simple possession of marijuana

Deshawn Hankins is being held under a $77,200 bond for:

• possession of a firearm by a minor

• carrying concealed weapon

• conspiracy to traffic heroin

• possession of drug paraphernalia

• simple possession of marijuana

• probation absconder

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