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WECT 6 Wilmington
Auto shop owners report break-ins on Castle Hayne RoadThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating several break-ins repo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating several break-ins reported by auto repair shop owners on Castle Hayne Road. Bonnie Narron owns First Quality Imports, and said that someone broke into her shop twice, smashing the door and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Duplin County deputy airlifted after being hit by carFAISON, Duplin County - A Duplin County Sheriff's Office deputy is in an area h
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
FAISON, Duplin County - A Duplin County Sheriff's Office deputy is in an area hospital at this hour after being run down on NC 403 Wednesday morning. North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper C.L. Tripp said the deputy was directing traffic after a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Undercover operation leads to takedown of drug trafficking ring in Wilmingtonmembers of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the Wilmington Police Department. During a news conference Tuesday morning, local and federal officials gathered to discuss the dismantling of the drug trafficking... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Undercover operation leads to take down of drug trafficking ring in Wilmingtonmembers of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and t
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the Wilmington Police Department. During a news conference Tuesday morning, local and federal officials gathered to discuss the dismantling of the drug trafficking... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
WPD requesting $41K for new protest response unitIt's a new reality -- protests in major cities, from Charlottesville to San Fra
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
It's a new reality -- protests in major cities, from Charlottesville to San Fransisco, from anti-Trump marches to people demonstrating against police shootings. It even happens here in Southeastern North Carolina. Tthe most recent was last year when... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man accused of stabbing stepbrotherA Currie man wanted in the stabbing his stepbrother in Pender County was arrest
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
A Currie man wanted in the stabbing his stepbrother in Pender County was arrested by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office over the weekend. Thomas D. Rossiter, 46, was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man sought in Rocky Point assaultman being sought in Pender County for allegedly assaulting a woman after breaki
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
man being sought in Pender County for allegedly assaulting a woman after breaking into her home Oct. 2, turned himself into New Hanover County authorities last week, according to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. Miguel Romera Lechuga, 41, was... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
CHARGED: Pender Co. man accused of assaulting woman during home break-inhome on Interstate Loop Road on Oct. 2 "with the intent to terrorize and injure
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
home on Interstate Loop Road on Oct. 2 "with the intent to terrorize and injure the woman," according to the Pender County Sheriff's Office. He reportedly grabbed her by the neck and threw her to the floor. He also allegedly threatened the woman... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Laney teacher under investigation for possible student relationsMeredith Kokoski is undergoing a personnel investigation and was recently charg
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
Meredith Kokoski is undergoing a personnel investigation and was recently charged with DWI By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A former New Hanover County Schools Teacher of the Year is under investigation by the sheriff's office... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington heroin dealer heads to federal prisonhis release from prison, Tacarlos Antigo Miller, 39, will serve three years’ pr
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
his release from prison, Tacarlos Antigo Miller, 39, will serve three years’ probation, according to a release from the office of Robert Higdon, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina. According to the federal indictment,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Laney teacher under investigation for possible student relationsMeredith Kokoski is undergoing a personnel investigation and was recently charg
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
Meredith Kokoski is undergoing a personnel investigation and was recently charged with DWI By Cammie Bellamy StarNews Staff NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A former New Hanover County Schools Teacher of the Year is under investigation by the sheriff's office... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Former teacher of the year under investigation, suspendedA New Hanover County Schools teacher has been suspended with pay amid an invest
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
A New Hanover County Schools teacher has been suspended with pay amid an investigation into allegations of possible inappropriate relationships with at least two students. Meredith Kokoski, 33, was charged with DWI and reckless driving to endanger... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man pleads guilty to multiple drug chargesKewan Mallette, 23, faces at least 6 years in prison WILMINGTON -- A Wilmingto
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
Kewan Mallette, 23, faces at least 6 years in prison WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington man pleaded guilty Monday in New Hanover County Superior Court to several drug charges, according to a release from District Attorney Ben David's office. Kewan... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington man sentenced for trafficking heroin, cocaineA Wilmington man who pleaded guilty to selling heroin and cocaine was sentenced
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
A Wilmington man who pleaded guilty to selling heroin and cocaine was sentenced to 70-93 months in prison on Monday in New Hanover Superior Court. According to a news release sent Tuesday afternoon, Kewan Mallette, 23, of Wilmington, pleaded guilty... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHCSO: Man living in boarding house failed to register as sex offenderin Wilmington has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender. Geo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
in Wilmington has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender. George Robert Schreckengost was arrested by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Monday. According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the sheriff's office, Schreckengost moved... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man whose partner smuggled heroin in body cavity heading to prisonmore than 28 grams of heroin. During a five-month investigation into the drug
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
more than 28 grams of heroin. During a five-month investigation into the drug trafficking of Garcia and Kimberly Ramsey, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office detectives learned that the couple was smuggling heroin from Texas to Wilmington and then... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hanover Co. man charged with child sex crimes, jailed on $1M bondA New Hanover County man is in jail under a $1 million bond following his arres
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
A New Hanover County man is in jail under a $1 million bond following his arrest on child sex crime charges. According to online records, Sean Dell Johnson, 39, was taken into custody in the 100 block of Division Drive on Tuesday and charged with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Armed robbery suspect accused of having drugs in vehicle he drove to sheriff's officetwo people at knifepoint also faces additional charges after drugs were alleged
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
two people at knifepoint also faces additional charges after drugs were allegedly found in the vehicle he drove to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office for questioning about his possible involvement in the robbery. According to Lt. Jerry... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Raleigh man hid heroin in folds of stomachDavid Gantt pleaded guilty to promoting prostitution, trafficking heroin. By A
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
David Gantt pleaded guilty to promoting prostitution, trafficking heroin. By Ashley Morris StarNews Staff WILMINGTON -- A Wake County man who came to Wilmington with drugs and to advertise prostitution services for a woman was sentenced in court... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Sept. 23: Help get diabetes program renewedsupported effort to help cure both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, is set to expire
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
supported effort to help cure both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, is set to expire at the end of September. It needs to be renewed. This program directly affects so many children just like me. I am 15 and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when I... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Suspect in officer-involved shooting tells his side of the storyattorney. His next court date will be on Nov. 7. McGriff is facing numerous ch
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
attorney. His next court date will be on Nov. 7. McGriff is facing numerous charges including resisting a public officer, assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm, and going armed to the terror of the public. His bond was set... Read more

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