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Lumberton police make arrest in Walnut St. shooting

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - The Lumberton Police Department made an arrest in a shooting from last week after executing a search warrant with multiple law enforcement agencies. Captain Terry Parking with the department says officers partnered with an investigator for the Robeson County District Attorney'

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-22 12:41:24

One arrested in connection to Lumberton shooting

LUMBERTON -- Authorities arrested a man yesterday in connection to the March 16 shooting at 21st and Walnut Street in Lumberton. Jacob Hill, 19, was arrested after the Lumberton Police Department, investigators for the Robeson County District Attorney's office Erich Hackney and the State Bureau of I

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 14:27:51

Homicide detectives investigating shooting death at Cumberland County home

Fayetteville, N.C. - The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a person was found dead following a shooting Wednesday night. Authorities said deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Anhinga Court in the Brookshire Subdivision at about 5:35 after receiving reports of a s

WRAL - 2018-03-22 00:09:29

Bladen County man charged after drugs, weapons found in home

ELIZABETHTOWN - A Bladen County man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after firearms and marijuana were found in his home. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office assisted North Carolina Probation and Parole with the search of a probationer's residence on the 2100 block of Twisted Hickory Road in

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 15:31:00

Report of shots fired puts Sherwood Park Elementary on lockdown

Sherwood Park Elementary School was put on lockdown this afternoon after a man walking on Wingate Road reported that someone was shooting at him. It happened about 1:30 p.m. An unidentified man flagged down a school resource office and said someone had fired shots at him, said Lt. Sean Swain, spokes

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 19:22:24

Pedestrian hit, killed in Robeson County

LUMBERTON - A Lumberton woman was killed Monday when she was hit by a vehicle while walking on N.C. 72 in Robeson County, the Highway Patrol said. Lizzie Ann Locklear, 36, of the 200 block of Halsey Street, was walking east on the highway near Oak Grove Church Road, 1.2 miles west of Lumberton, abou


Traffic stop in Hoke County leads to multiple identity-theft charges

RAEFORD - A traffic stop earlier this month resulted in the arrest Monday of one person accused of stealing personal information from 11 people, the Hoke County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. A second person is being sought, a Sheriff's Office release said. On March 10, deputies stopped a vehicle o

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 23:27:46

Baby Found In Motel Room With Meth Lab

Three people have been arrested following the discovery of a meth lab in a Dunn motel room in which a 4-month-old was present. Arrested were Christopher Ray, 28, and Jessica Midyette, 28, both of the Seven Day Inn, Dunn, and William Wright, 38, of Linden. The discovery was made after Dunn Police of

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-03-22 00:00:00

Police: 4-month-old baby found in hotel room with meth lab

Dunn, N.C. - Authorities found a 4-month-old baby in a Dunn hotel room Sunday morning where a person was making meth, police said. Dunn officers were called around 6:30 a.m. that morning to the Seven Day Inn, at 700 E. Cumberland St., and were led to a room due to reports of a woman screaming and a

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:49:43

Sheriff's Office identifies victim of fatal shooting in Fayetteville

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday night off Crystal Springs Road in the Brookshire subdivision. Mark Danial Leshikar, 33, of Fayetteville, was pronounced dead at the scene after deputies responded at 5:37 p.m. to a reported shooting on the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 16:15:27

Twenty arrested in prostitution bust in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Twenty men and women have been arrested and charged following an undercover human trafficking operation in Fayetteville. Members of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Unit, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina State Burea


Joint drug investigation leads to arrest of three Bladen County residents

ELIZABETHTOWN -Three Bladen County residents were arrested on heroin, cocaine and other drug charges Friday after search warrants were executed at two residences following a joint investigation involving local, state and federal agencies, a Sheriff's Office news release said. One of those arrested,


Red Springs man charged in Sunday shooting

RED SPRINGS - A Red Springs man is accused of shooting another man Sunday as the result of an argument that began several weeks ago, a Red Springs police news release said. James Elijah Beauregard, 40, of the 100 block of Brooklyn Street, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serio


20 arrested in Fayetteville prostitution sting

Click image below to view larger mugshots and all charges against the suspects. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - An undercover prostitution sting involving state, federal and military authorities at a Fayetteville hotel on Friday led to the arrest of 20 people, Fayetteville police said. Three women and 1


Found Cat, Tortoiseshell Cat in Southern Pines

Date Found: March 03, 2018 Area Found (Please include city/town): Southern Pines Closest Major Intersection: E Connecticut and Old Dewberry Finder's Name: Martha Finder's email: Martha@dunnagandesign.com Zip: 28387 Primary Phone: (919) 605-6200 Type of Animal: Cat Breed: Domestic Cat Markings: Black

PILOT.COM - 2018-03-21 14:34:00

Did someone say free ice cream?

Today is the first day of spring (finally!), and Dairy Queen is celebrating by giving away free ice cream all day. The chain is offering a free small vanilla cone at participating Dairy Queens not located in a mall, according to the chain's website. Participating Dairy Queens in the Fayetteville are


Fayetteville wanted for fatally shooting woman turns himself in

The suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of a Hope Mills woman has turned himself in. Police said 38-year-old Cory Ward surrendered to law enforcement Sunday after being wanted for killing 26-year-old Quincetta Daniels and injuring 50-year-old Gwendolyn Womack on March 3. Ward has been cha


Lisa Carter Waring: Hope Mills Plaza Florist and Gifts wins small-business award

Hope Mills Plaza Florist and Gifts was the recipient of the first Hope Mills Small Business Community Service Award. The award is given to a small business that goes above and beyond in giving back to the local community. The business is owned and operated by Debbie Jones and her son Robby Jones. Jo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School. Garner police said James Tyrone Davis Jr. was charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after he was found with a Ruger handgun at the