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TCPD checkpoint nets drugs & guns

Delvin Kwamaine Scott


     Drugs and guns were seized during a traffic safety checkpoint coordinated by the Tabor City Police Department Saturday, First Sgt. Michael Edwards said Monday.

     Delvin Kwamaine Scott, 24, of Porter Road, Tabor City, faces the most serious charges of those arrested at the checkpoint set up on NC 904 at Pireway Road, Edwards said.

     Scott was charged with felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of a schedule 2 narcotic, and felony possession of maintaining a vehicle for the distribution of a controlled substance.

Seized marijuana

     Police seized cocaine, a single Xanax tablet, marijuana, rolling papers, and two handguns, Edwards said.

     Troopers from the NC Highway Patrol also took part in the checkpoint.

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