Man arrested, 2,000 bags of heroin/fentanyl mix recovered in drug bust

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office announced that they arrested Trey’Mil Merrick for allegedly supplying a heroin/fentanyl mixture.
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 10:36 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 11:06 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office announced that they arrested Tray’Mil Merrick for allegedly supplying a heroin/fentanyl mixture to multiple other drug dealers in the county.

Per the release, the detectives bought the drug from him following a months long investigation. Merrick was arrested on September 14, and detectives discovered around 2,000 bags of the mixture, about 40 grams.

Merrick was charged with:

  • 20 Counts Trafficking Heroin/Fentanyl
  • 9 Counts Sell and Deliver Heroin/Fentanyl
  • 9 Counts Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver
  • 8 Counts Selling within 100ft of School
  • 9 Counts Maintaining a vehicle/dwelling
  • 9 Counts Possession of drug paraphernalia