Larry Daniel Moore (Photo: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)
2 days ago
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Columbus Co. man charged with human trafficking

Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office said a man is behind bars after a three-month-long human trafficking and drug investigation.
Top Row: Shawn Schenck, Anthony Mclean, Harry Hardie. Bottom Row: Corey Alford, Malcom Harvey, James Quinn.  Not Pictured: Orlando Childress and Haskell Williams 
Courtesy: Columbus Co. Sheriff
2 weeks ago
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Columbus Co. and Bladen Co. sheriffs discuss investigation after 8 gang members sentenced

Eight gang members will spend years behind bars after a joint investigation between the sheriff offices in Columbus and Bladen counties.
Elisha Colson (Photo: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)
3 weeks ago
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More charges filed against woman accused of pointing shotgun at school bus driver

Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office said they've filed additional charges involving an altercation between a woman and a school bus driver, with kids aboard the bus.
Columbus County Animal Shelter
4 weeks ago
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Deputies investigating break-in at animal shelter

Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office are investigating a break-in and burglary at the animal shelter.
Mugs: (left) Wayland Eugene "Bear" Hardin
(right) Larry Kim Strickland
(Source: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)
4 weeks ago
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Arrests made after undercover drug investigations

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office Vice-Narcotics Unit has arrested two men after under cover drug investigations.
Christopher McDaniel Parker (Photo: Columbus County Sheriff's Office)
1 month ago
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Whiteville man facing slew of sex crime charges involving child

A Whiteville man is facing a slew of sex crimes involving a child after an investigation this month, according to the Columbus County Sheriff.
Search crews find a missing woman in Columbus County on April 12, 2016. (Photo: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)
1 month ago
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Missing Columbus County woman found

A missing Columbus county woman has been found thanks to the help of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office.
Mary Jane Smith
1 month ago
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Columbus County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing woman

The North Carolina Department for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Mary Jane Smith.
Jesse Vernon Pace Courtesy: Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office
2 months ago
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Columbus Co. man pleads guilty to grandmother’s murder

A Columbus County man has pleaded guilty to second degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the 2011 murder of his grandmother.
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2 months ago
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Columbus Co. inmate reportedly stabbed with poultry shears

Two possibly three inmates reportedly stabbed an inmate with poultry shears at the Columbus County Correctional Institution in Whiteville Saturday morning.