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Shallotte man facing cocaine, marijuana, firearm charges

Eugene Gause (Source: BCSO) Eugene Gause (Source: BCSO)
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Shallotte man on several drug and firearm-related charges.

According to officials with the sheriff's office, narcotics officers executed a search warrant at a home on Beach Drive Thursday.

Eugene Gause, 54, was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and marijuana, as well as maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Gause was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Center and later released after posting a $20,000 bond.

A sheriff's office spokesperson said the investigation into Gause was the result of community tips.

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