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TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) — B.J. Wright and R.C. Soles are at it again. Wright was spotted last night at Soles’ residence in Tabor City, where police say shots were fired by the former state senator.

Wright was once again caught trespassing on Soles’ property. But, this time, Wright left a little something behind. His clothes. Tabor City Police Captain, Dean Foley, says Wright’s blue jeans were found laying on the property.

“Just around about fifty yards or so where the woods clear a little bit going into the swamp, his hoody was found there,” says Foley. “So yea, he did kind of strip off his clothes, it seems like while he was running.”

Foley says he received a call around 9:30 Saturday night from the former senator, who said someone was banging on his garage door.

Folks in Tabor City say they are sick and tired of Wright’s antics.

“When he goes to jail, he gets out,” says Tabor City resident, Doris Rowe. “And then nobody knows where he goes. He could be armed and dangerous. He could hurt somebody really bad.”

Foley says officer Christopher Cotton and Detective Anthony Spivey responded and spotted Wright on the property.

While chasing Wright, Foley says both Cotton and Spivey were injured. Spivey was believed to have torn his rotator cuff after getting tangled in fence wire, and Cotton falling to the ground after possibly tearing his A.C.L

Foley says Cotton was chasing Wright after two shots were fired from Soles’ House.

“The door opened and an arm reached out the door and a shot was fired from possibly a small caliber hand gun,” says Foley. “He saw the muzzle flash and heard the shot echo across the water.”

Foley says Cotton continued to chase Wright into the lake on Soles’ property, but was unable to catch him.

“You’re gonna get caught sonner or later,” says William Hardee, who lives near Tabor City. “You can run, but you can’t hide.”

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10 Comments on "B.J. Wright strips down on Soles’s property"

2015 years 10 months ago

These people are like Tabor City’s very own Charlie Sheen. Gotta love that woman they interviewed too. I’m fairly certain that the media goes out of it’s way to find the craziest looking & sounding residents they can when looking for a “local” opinion.

2015 years 10 months ago

What did the hell went on with these
People ??
This is a freak show !
Someone needs to write a book

2015 years 10 months ago

Holy Cow Batman, this is JUST WEIRD!!!

2015 years 10 months ago

There’s got to be a reason that those guys keep running RC down all the time. He put himself into this situation, giving them money, for who knows what, and befriending them. So if someone does end up dead, there’s no one to blame except RC. He needs to stop calling the law if he’s just gonna turn around and bail them out of jail. He’s just wasting peoples time!

2015 years 10 months ago

Seems like Wright is Tabor City’s own Ernest T. Bass

2015 years 10 months ago

Yeah he’s something alright R.C.Soles’s SOMETHING!! I think its pretty clear on what’s GOING on here or what WENT on here! Hasn’t every one figured this one out yet??? Poor R.C. I bet he NEVER thought it would be so hard to get rid of this guy!

2015 years 10 months ago

There is a whole bunch that just does not add up surrounding Soles. I’m guessing one day the truth about this whole mess will come out.

2015 years 10 months ago

Paddle faster, I hear banjos. Pretty much an embarrassment to the entire region.

2015 years 10 months ago

Seems to me that B.J. Wright has a stalker mentality. His obsession with Soles is pathological, and he is a dangerous, deranged individual. He is certainly unbalanced and incorrigible.

The potential for violence is growing with each incident, and if Wright is not sent to prison, he or Soles will be a casualty of this crazy affair.

If Wright is not stopped, someone is going to end up . . . dead.

2015 years 10 months ago

I think I saw something like this on the Andy Griffith Show. Minus the undressing of course. The last thing these two cooks need is a loaded firearm brough into the equation. One of these days an innocent party is going to get hurt by Ernest T Soles or the other boy. It could have been one of the police officers that responded to this latest incident. I think Mr. Soles needs to be advised of what is self defense and when it is considered self defense or just shooting out of the home at anything that moves. Mark my words, some innocent party is going to be injured by these two and I am not talking about a shoulder or knee.


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