Authorities Make Drug Bust in Wilmington

FEBRUARY 17, 2006 -- Two Wilmington men are behind bars after an overnight drug bust.

Willie Bannerman, 35, and Dominic Scott, 30, were arrested Thursday night in their apartment off Montclair Drive in Wilmington.

County vice officers found more than 160 grams of cocaine, with a street value of $15,000. They also seized more than $16,000 in cash along with two handguns and a shotgun.

The men are facing several charges, including conspiracy to sell and deliver cocaine. Scott is being held under a $1 million bond while Bannerman is being held under a $100,000 bond.

Reported by Nicole Ferguson