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Man busted for having 1,000 bags of heroin

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Harlee Barsheen Tomer (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office) Harlee Barsheen Tomer (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

A man in New Hanover County is facing multiple drug-related charges after being busted with a thousand bags of heroin.

A multi-agency investigation into Harlee Barsheen Tomer began in February regarding illegal distribution and trafficking heroin.

Over a three month investigation, New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Detectives made several heroin purchases from Tomer throughout the Wilmington area.

Tomer was arrested on May 1 while in possession of 13 grams of raw heroin and a thousand individually wrapped bags of heroin. 

Tomer's charges include:

  • trafficking heroin/opium (35 Counts)
  • conspiracy to traffic heroin
  • conspiracy to sell/deliver heroin
  • possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin (12 Counts)
  • maintaining a dwelling/vehicle for a controlled substance (6 Counts)
  • possession of drug paraphernalia (11 Counts)
  • sell/deliver heroin (3 Counts)
Tomer is currently in the New Hanover County Jail under a $5.5 million secure bond.

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