Police charge man kept Raleigh apartment for heroin trafficking

From staff reportsJune 10, 2014 

James William Phillips Jr.


— A man who began a year's probation last month related to February drug charges was arrested Monday night at a Wolf View Drive apartment in Raleigh that police charged he used to keep and sell heroin.

James William Phillips Jr., 21, of 9004 Brook Garden Court in Raleigh, was arrested at 317 Wolf View Drive about 8 p.m., records show.

An arrest warrant charged him with heroin trafficking and maintaining a dwelling place for drug uses.

Police said they confiscated between 14 and 28 grams of the drugs.

Police had arrested Phillips Feb. 16 on charges of having heroin and intending to sell it, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while impaired.

At that time, he said he lived on Latimer Road in Raleigh, according to booking records.

According to state prison records, Phillips was convicted May 14 of the paraphernalia and DWI charges, both misdemeanors, and put on a year’s probation.

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