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Two Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Ring

BRUNWICK COUNTY -- Two men have been sentenced for running a multi-million dollar drug trafficking organization.

Local and federal agents say they worked for five years to put Linwood Rowland and Morris Watson behind bars. They were sentened in federal court Thursday.

Investigators say the two were near the top of a drug ring in the Longwood community.

They also say the pair are also responsible for a large quantity of crack-cocaine sold in that area.

Five others had previously been arrested, and authorities are looking for one more person.

Staff Report

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