Drug Bust in Wayne County

Hundreds of pounds of marijuana are off the streets after a drug bust in Wayne County.

When the drug squad showed up to a home on Trailwood Drive in Dudley on Friday they seized 175 pounds of pot, with a possible street value of $300,000.

Police nabbed Decarlo Russell leaving the residence at the time. Authorities say he was in possession of the drugs.

If convicted, Russell could face more than three years in prison.


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  • by bandanaman247 Location: south fla on Dec 16, 2008 at 07:58 PM
    right on not a..i'd do 3 years for $300.000
  • by NOT A LAWMAN Location: Wayne County on Dec 16, 2008 at 07:33 PM
    if you think 175lbs of pot off the street is going to stop anything think again!poor guy And i wonder how much he really had or is that just what the crops said he had !we all know how much they make a year..trust me they didnt get it all ;)
  • by LAW MAN Location: NC on Dec 16, 2008 at 05:23 PM
    Excellent work guys. Drugs and a drug dealer off our streets. Many kids and their families are grateful for your service.
  • by ??? Location: NC on Dec 16, 2008 at 05:08 PM
    What is 3 years? This is 100,000 dollars of weed per year.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Dec 16, 2008 at 03:33 PM
    Seems like most bust in Wayne county is in and around Dudley.
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