After a year-long investigation, Oak Island Police have charged 30 people with illegal narcotics violations in operation New Year’s Resolution Roundup. As of Thursday, January 23, 18 individuals were in custody, police reported.

The department has filed more than 100 felony charges and 29 misdemeanors for the sale, delivery and possession of controlled substances. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Boiling Spring Lakes Police, Southport Police, Caswell Beach Police, Leland Police and state Alcohol Law Enforcement assisted in the operation.

See the January 29 edition of The State Port Pilot for details.