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Sheriff warns of telephone scam | Robesonian
“It’s happened in the past and is happening now, and in neighboring counties,” Sheriff Ken Sealey said Wednesday. “I got a call about the scam yesterday. The scammers have identified themselves as me, Maj. Howard Branch, Capt. James Miller and Capt. Robert Brown from our office.”
Fayetteville woman accused of unwanted sexual advances on cable guy
Mildred Newsome, 47, is facing charges and Fayetteville Police have a message for anyone else who may find themselves in an uncomfortable sexual situation.
Former Bennettsville police officer files federal lawsuit against department
A former Bennettsville police office filed a federal lawsuit on May 23 against the Bennettsville Police Department and the City of Bennettsville stating they disciplined, demoted and terminated him in an unfair, unequal, harassing and threatening way because of his race and age and in retaliation fo
Sandhills Cinema Shut Down For 'Unsafe Conditions'
Citing a litany of safety concerns and code violations, the Southern Pines Fire and Rescue Department shuttered Sandhills Cinema 10 on Wednesday.Fire Chief Mike Cameron says the multiplex will remain closed until the issues are addressed.“We are not going to allow them to open back up until everythi
Cumberland man 'rolled his eyes' at wife before winning 25K a year for life :: WRAL.com
Linden, N.C.— On Monday, Darrin Nunnery rolled his eyes when his wife asked him to bring her $2 lottery ticket.
Deputy: Seat belts save lives | Laurinburg Exchange
Seven officers from three agencies – two from Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, two from Hoke County Sheriff’s Office, and three from Laurinburg Police Department− are assisting in the campaign.
NC parents upset after autistic girl left on school bus for hours
"I blame the bus driver and the monitor because if the monitor didn't look, I feel like the bus driver should have done a walk-through," Lay said.
Man who plunged into restaurant with car killing 2, had Scotland ties | Laurinburg Exchange
Gaston County Sheriff’s Office said, Roger Self, 62, intentionally plunged his SUV into a steakhouse on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been just been seated inside the restaurant with other family members.
Richmond County Sheriff’s Office charges man with rape; another with selling meth, coke | Richmond County Daily Journal
Travis Dewayne Gatewood, 35, allegedly raped a woman at some point between April 1 and May 18, according to a warrant for his arrest.
One arrested for Fairmont shooting | Robesonian
Jeffery Odum Jr. turned himself in to the Fairmont Police Department just after midnight on Monday, Fairmont Police Chief Jon Edwards said. Odum was charged with felony conspiracy of shooting into occupied property and placed under a $30,000 bond. He made bail after making his first court appearance
Wreck involves 2 school buses | Robesonian
RED SPRINGS — A Lumberton man is fighting for his life after his pickup truck crossed the centerline of Mt. Zion Church Road on Tuesday and collided head-on with a Robeson County school bus, which was then rear-ended by another school bus, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Police: Man caught breaking into car | Laurinburg Exchange
Montriel Worth, 19, of Laurinburg, was arrested for charges related to breaking into at least three vehicles at the Cinema Twin, according to Assistant Police Chief Terry Chavis.
Scotland dancing stars wow crowd | Laurinburg Exchange
“It’s really overwhelming,” said Jackson, the owner of 215 on Main restaurant. “It doesn’t really matter who won… you just had fun. We thought it would eccentric to be outside of the box and the song is one my family really likes so we decided to incorporated the African dance.”
Two injured in crash involving two school buses | Robesonian
Samuel Ray Hunt, 20, of 2411 Odum Road in Lumberton, was airlifted to McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, S.C., after being cut out of his truck at the scene of the accident on Mt. Zion Church Road near Red Springs, said Trooper Robbie Terry, of the N.C. Highway Patrol. Hunt was in critical
Report: Laurinburg tops for air quality | Laurinburg Exchange
Ozone pollution and particle pollution are two of the most widespread and dangerous air pollutants, said June Deen, a senior vice president with the American Lung Association in North Carolina.
Single-vehicle accident kills woman | Robesonian
According to a report by Trooper H.P. Locklear of the state Highway Patrol, Marbella Cruz Sanchez, 47, of 492 Resa Loop Drive, Lumberton, was pronounced dead at 6:56 p.m. at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, S.C.
Woman arrested for disorderly conduct after people panic, run out of Dillon movie theater
Dillon, S.C. (WPDE) —Several people panicked and ran out of the Dillon Cinema on Radford Boulevard after a woman stood up inside the theater and yell, according to an incident report.One woman told us she badly bruised her leg running out of the theater and her mother got hurt so bad that she had to
Sheriff: $90M worth of crystal meth found in man's fuel tank in Harnett County :: WRAL.com
According to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, the driver, 49-year-old Raul Topete Arreola, and another man, 48-year-old Aquileo Perez Pineda, were each charged with three counts of trafficking methamphetamine.
Man wanted in machete assault caught speeding | Richmond County Daily Journal
A trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol clocked Shamique Divine Hubbard, 28, of Rummage Packhouse Road, driving more than 15 miles per hour over the speed limit on U.S. 73, according to warrants. Hubbard allegedly attempted to escape when the trooper tried to pull him over.
Crimestoppers tip leads to fourth arrest of homicide suspect
Thomas is facing charges of first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and conspiracy. She is also being charged with connection to the homicide of Calvin Louis Blackshire Jr., which occurred January 19 2017 at the Motel 6 on 2076 Cedar Creek Road. Blackshire was gunned down on that date.