Drug trafficking charges for T.C. man

William “Chill” Norris Scott Jr.


By DEUCE NIVEN

    A drug trafficking investigation resulting in the arrest of a Tabor City man was prompted by citizen complaints, Lt. Steven Worthington of the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
    William “Chill” Norris Scott Jr., 43, was arrested after Vice/Narcotics Detectives served a search warrant on his Horace Cox Road home last week, charged with two counts each of trafficking in opium/heroin and possession of a firearm by a felon, single counts of possession with intent to sell or distribute cocaine and marijuana, maintaining a dwelling as a place to keep and sell a controlled substance, and possession of stolen property.
    Scott was held at the Columbus County Detention Center under secured bonds totaling $175,000.
    Undercover detectives purchased cocaine from Scott during the course of their investigation, Worthington said in a news release. Scott is alleged to have distributed controlled substances “affecting the communities of Mollie-Iron Hill and Tabor City.”

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