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Sheriff's deputies and drug task force members say this cocaine, cash and .357-caliber revolver were seized during a Monday raid on a drug suspect's Middlesex home.
Sheriff's deputies and drug task force members say this cocaine, cash and .357-caliber revolver were seized during a Monday raid on a drug suspect's Middlesex home.
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MIDDLESEX — Authorities say they seized cocaine, a handgun and cash in a Monday afternoon raid on a Middlesex drug suspect’s home.

Nash County sheriff’s deputies and Tar River Regional Drug Task Force members executed a search warrant Monday at 47-year-old Wayne Douglas Wilson’s 13459 Cope Ave. home. Wilson was arrested without incident following the search.

Deputies seized about 47½ grams of assorted crack and powder cocaine, a Smith & Wesson .357-caliber revolver and $2,000 in cash, Chief Deputy Brandon Medina of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Wilson was charged with trafficking cocaine by possession, trafficking cocaine by manufacture, maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Nash County Detention Center in Nashville under a $100,000 secured bond.

The Tar River Regional Drug Task Force includes officers from the Wilson, Rocky Mount, Nashville, Spring Hope and Tarboro police departments and the Nash County and Edgecombe County sheriff’s offices along with state and federal law enforcement agencies.

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