By WECT Staff | December 1, 2020 at 5:12 PM EST – Updated December 1 at 9:27 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A Wilmington man will spend nearly a quarter century in federal prison after he was convicted on numerous heroin- and fentanyl-related trafficking charges.
According to prosecutors, Latwon M. James, 40, on Monday was given a 24-year prison sentence after he sold heroin, fentantyl, and methamphetamine in New Hanover County from July 2018 to July 2019.
Undercover informants conducted several controlled drug purchases from James during the time period.
James was one of two people taken into custody by detectives.
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