Candelario Ayon Perez and Jose Rodriguez Aspeitia (Source: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 weeks ago
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$1M bonds for cocaine trafficking suspects

Two men are in jail under at least $1 million bond each after a four-month long investigation by the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit.
SHERIFFS TALK SHOOTING
1 month ago
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Sheriffs talk safety after mass shootings

Charleston, Chattanooga, and Lafayette are three American cities healing after a gunman opened fire and killed innocent people.
Ciro Alfonso Lazo and Sofia Chicas Romero are facing drug charges. (Photo courtesy: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)
1 month ago
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Pair arrested on meth charges, child present at bust

Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office said a Durham pair is accused of having and trafficking methamphetamine. A young child was with the pair at the time of the arrest, they said.
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1 month ago
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Deputies investigating Columbus Co. homicide

Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office say they're investigating a holiday shooting that turned into a homicide.
1 month ago
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Operation Safe Neighborhood checks in on almost 300 sex offenders

About 60 officers from numerous agencies have been working since Tuesday to check in with sex offenders in your neighborhoods.
Man accused of growing marijuana at home
2 months ago
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Bolton man accused of growing marijuana

A Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit investigation into a marijuana growing operation ended with an arrest Monday.
One dead, another airlifted after truck hits tree in Columbus Co.
2 years ago
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One dead, another airlifted after truck hits tree in Columbus Co.

One man is dead and another is airlifted after a truck hit a tree in Columbus County early Monday morning. Troopers say a truck heading northbound on NC 242 hit a ditch embankment, then struck a tree near Princess Ann Road.