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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was arrested at a home in Fayetteville after a search turned over enough evidence to bring four charges against him.
Wendell McMillian Jr., 39, was arrested on Sept. 28 after a multi-agency effort led to a search at a home in the 1600 block of Van Buren Avenue.
Fayetteville police said a .357 caliber revolver was found, which is illegal for McMillian to have as a previously convicted felon. Officers also found three grams of cocaine, 227 grams of marijuana and a cash sum of more than $4,750.
McMillian has been charged with possession of a firearm by felon, possession with intent to sell/distribute cocaine, possession with intent to sell/distribute marijuana and maintaining a dwelling for the use or sale of a controlled substance.
The investigation and arrest came as the result of a joint effort by detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Narcotics Vice Suppression Unit, officers with the Community Empowerment Response Team and Hoke County deputies.
Fayetteville police are reminding the public that if any concerns about suspicious activity come up in your community, anonymous tips can be submitted through Fayetteville/Cumberland County Crime Stoppers. Information can be shared by calling (910) 483-8477 or by submitting an anonymous online tip sheet.