Courtesy: WECT-TV Wilmington
Wallace-Rose Hill High School rising senior running back Omar Carr was arrested on multiple drug charges according to the Wallace Police Department.
Carr has been charged with sale of a schedule 1 controlled substance, sale of a schedule 2 controlled substance, Conspiracy to sell and deliver schedule 1 and schedule 2 controlled substance, and two counts of trafficking opium or heroin.
Each charge is a felony.
According to Captain Trey Giddeon, Carr turned himself in at the Kenansville courthouse on Monday after receiving word that he would be served a warrant for his arrest. Carr's mother and Wallace-Rose Hill head coach Joey Price accompanied him to the courthouse.
Carr is scheduled to appear in Duplin county court July 15 at 9:30am.
The 17-year old has one prior misdemeanor charge of simple possession of marijuana dated April 14, 2011. A July 26, 2011 court date has been scheduled for that offense.
Carr was named the Most Valuable Player of the class 1A championship in each of the past two seasons. In 2010 he led the Bulldogs with 1,820 yards and 23 touchdowns. His 138 total points was 20-percent of Wallace-Rose Hill's total offensive output of 688 points.
It was Carr's two-point conversion in 2009 which gave the Bulldogs their first championship since 1994.
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