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Authorities arrest 3 on drug charges

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Kamel Kennedy  (Source: WPD) Kamel Kennedy (Source: WPD)
Taishaun Sansbury (Source: WPD) Taishaun Sansbury (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with both the Wilmington Police Department and a federal task force were busy Wednesday, making three arrests and taking 150 bindles of heroin off the streets in three separate incidents.

Around noon, authorities located 19-year-old Jamal Goodson, who had five outstanding warrants for his arrest. Outside his home, officers discovered 50 bindles of heroin, according to a WPD spokesperson. When they searched inside, they found an additional 40 bindles of heroin, along with ammunition.

Goodson was arrested and charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver heroin, along with possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a public park.

He's being held at the New Hanover County Jail under a $400,000 bond.

Additionally, the federal task force executed a search warrant on Spring Avenue around 8 p.m. Wednesday night, where they found 60 bindles of heroin and charged Taishaun Sansbury with possession of a firearm by a felon and intent to sell and deliver heroin.

19-year-old Kamel Kennedy was also arrested after an ongoing investigation, and arrest warrants led them to his house on Kubeck Court, where they found 32 grams of marijuana packaged for sale.

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