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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

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-19 20:33:38

High-ranking Bragg NCO charged with beating girlfriend

Fort Bragg, N.C. - A top non-commissioned officer at Fort Bragg faces domestic abuse charges following a fight with his girlfriend. Command SGM Linwood Barrett was charged Tuesday with assault on a female and assault by strangulation. He was released on an unsecured bond. The Harnett County Sheriff'

WRAL - 2018-03-20 20:35:50

78-year-old woman injured when shots fired into her home in Savoy Heights

A 78-year-old woman was injured Monday when someone fired shots into her home in the Savoy Heights neighborhood off Robeson Street, Fayetteville police said. Yvonne Dalton, who lives on the 900 block of Rochester Drive, was not believed to be the intended target, said Sgt. Shawn Strepay, police spok

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 19:54:16

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

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

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-19 18:43:07

Fayetteville woman appears on Netflix show 'Nailed It'

Toni Bryant stood by her jelly doughnut with dollops of colorful icing smudged on top, trying to sell her creation to the celebrity judges of Netflix's new baking competition series "Nailed It." Her doughnut masterpiece was supposed to look like a treasure map, not a kindergartner's finger painting.

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 21:57:13

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

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 22:37:00

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

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-19 13:24:19

Police: Naked man who fled from police dies after jumping in Little River

Spring Lake, N.C. - A man died Sunday morning after jumping into the Little River in an attempt to flee from police. Spring Lake police said officers were dispatched to Manchester Road near Bragg Boulevard at about 9 a.m. after receiving reports of a naked man running around. The naked man, who was


Fort Bragg paratrooper, missing more than 70 years, is coming home

The letters have stayed in the family for decades - hand-written accounts of Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz's service in the 82nd Airborne Division amid World War II. They were mailed from Fort Bragg, Italy and England and serve as a window into the life of one of the nation's first paratroopers. But


Three trapped when Moore County crash causes power lines to fall on car

Carthage, N.C. - U.S. Highway 15-501 was closed Sunday in Moore County following a three-car crash. Authorities said crews responded to the crash near a Speedway gas station in Carthage at about 2:30 p.m. and found two power poles broken in half with power lines across vehicles and the roadway. Auth


Toys 'R' Us closing: 'It was like going to heaven'

Playtime is nearly over for Toys "R" Us in Fayetteville. With word already out on its impending closure, the store in Fayetteville was a busy place Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the store's parking lot off Skibo Road was nearly full, and plenty of customers inside were pushing shopping carts a


Man faces 19 child sex offense charges

A man has been accused of 19 felony sex offenses involving a child. Douglas Gerald Adams, 54, of the 100 block of West Front Street in Texarkana, Texas, was charged Saturday with 12 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and seven counts of sex offenses with a child, an arrest warrant said


65-acre fire reported in Hoke County

A large woods fire in Hoke County Friday afternoon grew to 65 acres in size before being contained by multiple ground and air units. Emergency responders were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to the 6000 block of Aberdeen Road/N.C. Highway 211 in the McCain area for the fire. The first arriving fire uni


Readers Write: Missed Opportunity

Three days after Christmas 2016, on Dec. 28, I took my son to the Fayetteville Regional Airport for his flight back to Saudi Arabia; he had come home for Christmas. Distance and other obligations don't always allow for all of us to be together for holidays and other special occasions. This year we w


5 Arrested on Drug Charges at Aberdeen Home

Five people were arrested Thursday after authorities seized more than $10,000 worth of drugs from a home in Aberdeen, according to information provided by the Moore County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies found the drugs while carrying out a search warrant at a home in the 900 block of Pinebluff


Four arrested, drugs and guns seized after search of Aberdeen residence

CARTHAGE - Four people were arrested Thursday after the Moore County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at an Aberdeen residence and seized drugs with an estimated street value of $10,500. The search was done on the 900 block of Pinebluff Lake Road, about a half-mile off U.S. 15-501 south of


Fayetteville woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

A Fayetteville woman pleaded guilty today in Cumberland County Superior Court to falsifying time sheets and collecting more than $37,000 in Medicaid funds while working for a nonprofit group, according to the office of N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein. Barbara Jean McDuffie, 59, of the 6500 block of


Mom says teen daughter left alone at closed school

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina mom is complaining after she said her teen daughter was pulled off a departing school bus because of a dress code violation and then left alone when the office closed. India Middleton told reporters a Hoke County High School assistant principal kept her 16-year-


Bridge closure frustrates Fayetteville residents in Hollywood Heights community

Hollywood Heights residents are demanding answers after the bridge on Louise Street in west Fayetteville abruptly closed. Many of them have cited inconvenience as their main frustration. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppDemetris Williams has spent all 54 years of her life