Otis Nixon (Photo: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office/AJC.com)
14 hours ago
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Former MLB player, West Columbus alum Otis Nixon arrested

A former Major League League baseball player, who grew up in Columbus County, was arrested in suburban Atlanta for a crime involving a child.
Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office
23 hours ago
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Man wanted for Dollar General robbery

A man is wanted in Brunswick County for robbing a Dollar General.
Orlando Dewitt (Photo: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)
1 day ago
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Sex offender wanted in four states arrested in New Hanover Co.

Investigators in New Hanover County say tips from the community about a suspicious person targeting minors in Carolina Beach led to the arrest of a sex offender wanted in several other states.
Al'quon Flowers
(Photo courtesy Garry Hines)
1 day ago
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Remains found in Brunswick Co. confirmed to be missing Wilmington teen

Investigators say human remains found earlier this month in Brunswick County are those of a teen who went missing from Wilmington several years ago.
Angelina Bernard booking photo (Source: New Hanover County Jail)
1 day ago
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DSS employee accused of embezzling $8,600

A New Hanover County Department of Social Services employee is on leave after an arrest on embezzlement charges.
Police said these men took beer from a convenience store in Southport in September. (Source: Southport Police Dept.)
2 days ago
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Southport police investigating alcohol theft

Investigators with the Southport Police Department are looking for two men accused of stealing some brews.
Gerry Devonte Quick and Christopher Lademaien Brown (Source: VINELink.com)
2 days ago
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Two charged in double murder in Robeson County

Gerry Devonte Quick and Christopher Lademaien Brown are charged with two counts of murder, kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony conspiracy for a double murder last month at a home on Brown Street in the Rowland community of Robeson County, according to Rowland Police Chief John Reeves.
2 days ago
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Clerk uses force against alleged armed robber in Darth Vader mask

The Force was not with a 32-year-old man who, according to police, tried unsuccessfully to rob a Florida convenience store at gunpoint while wearing a Darth Vader costume.