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Onslow County seized narcotics destroyed, money donated to school system

Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn
Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn(Onslow County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 10:56 AM EDT
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ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office has announced large quantities of illegal narcotics and paraphernalia seized in numerous cases have been destroyed.

Wednesday, members of the sheriff’s office incinerated 473.1 pounds of narcotics.

Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn
Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn(Onslow County Sheriff's Office)

Marijuana, heroin, powder cocaine, crack cocaine, LSD, ecstasy, THC oil/tar, THC vaporizer pens, THC/marijuana candy, and meth were among the drugs destroyed.

Officials say, 2,484 pieces of narcotics-related evidence including drug paraphernalia, grow operations equipment, and mailing packages were destroyed.

Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn
Onlsow County Sheriff's Office drug burn(Onslow County Sheriff's Office)

The money seized from these cases will be counted and turned over to the Onslow County School System.

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