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Alleged drug dealer arrested after accidentally sending text to undercover officer in NC

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Brendon Ward, 23, of Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. — An alleged drug dealer in North Carolina was arrested after authorities said he accidentally sent a text message to an undercover narcotics officer.

WECT reported that Brendon Ward, 23, of Elizabethtown, thought he was sending a message to somebody wanting drugs, but accidentally sent it to an undercover officer.

The officer arranged to meet the suspect at a parking lot and the suspect escaped, but turned himself in earlier this week, according to the TV station.

He faces charges of selling marijuana, resist/delay/obstruct an officer and felony flee to elude arrest and was jailed under a $3,000 bond.