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Antonio Lamel Murchison of Elizabethtown pled guilty in Bladen County Superior Court on Monday, March 27, to several drug-related charges. He received a sentence of 36 months of supervised probation.

Murchison pled guilty to conspiring to sell cocaine, possession and attempted sell and delivery of marijuana, and attempted trafficking in MDA/MDMA.

He was arrested on July 3, 2015, by the Elizabethtown Police Department following a traffic stop. Murchison was driving when his vehicle was stopped in late June 2015.

Also arrested were Saquon Reginald Covington who was arrested during the stop on June 30, 2015;Trent Martin, who was arrested on July 18, 2015; and Channing Kelly who as arrested in September 2015.