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Raid on Wilmington club results in several charges

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — An early morning raid by Wilmington Police and ALE resulted in 20 people detained, and two people with numerous charged.

After a month-long investigation, and numerous complaints about the club, Wilmington police along with ALE say around 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning they conducted a search warrant on Mya’s Meeting Hall at 3342 Wrightsville Avenue.

Investigators say they found non tax paid liquor, moonshine, beer, marijuana, MDMA, and a firearm.

Club owner Lorenzo Sharpe was charged with possession and sale of alcohol without a permit, and selling non tax paid alcohol.

31-year-old club patron, Charles D’Andre Richardson was also arrested and charged with felony possession of a schedule I drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both men bonded out of jail Saturday.


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