Greenville Man Arrested For Selling Drugs Near School

Derrick Ward
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While school is now back in session, deputies said one man was picked up after selling drugs close to one.

Deputies at the Pitt County Jail said 33-year-old Derrick Ward was arrested by Greenville Police around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Jail records show he is facing multiple drug charges including two counts of selling or delivering a drug within a thousand feet of a school. He is also accused of selling and delivering cocaine.

Ward's bond was set at $25,000 ahead of his first court appearance. He is due before a Pitt County judge on Thursday morning.