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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 5:32pm.READ MORE:
A Southport police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen will not be getting a paycheck as he waits for his case to be heard. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:17pm.READ MORE:
The attorney for a Southport police officer charged with killing a Boiling Spring Lakes teen is speaking out on his client's behalf. Det. Bryon Vassey's attorney James Payne says a body microphone on one of the other officers involved reveals what he believes really happened January 5. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:36am.READ MORE:
A Southport Police detective turned himself in to deputies Tuesday night and then quickly bonded out, according to the Brunswick County Jail. Monday night, a grand jury indicted Det. Bryon Vassey, who's accused of fatally shooting Keith Vidal, 18, less than two minutes after arriving at the teen's home Jan. 5. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:06pm.READ MORE:
A Brunswick County Grand Jury has indicted Southport police officer Bryon Vassey on voluntary manslaughter charges in the death of Keith Vidal, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:17pm.READ MORE:
Boiling Spring Lakes is a small town getting big coverage. It's all because of the story of Keith Vidal. Sunday a Southport officer shot the 18-year-old. The officer's attorney says Vidal was trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
The attorney representing a Southport Police officer who reportedly shot and killed a schizophrenic teen Sunday now says his client fired to protect another officer. But that story conflicts with what the officer himself said minutes after the shooting. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:45pm.READ MORE:
The Police Benevolent Association says officers followed the law when they responded to a call Sunday that ended with a Boiling Spring Lakes teen being shot and killed. Full story...
BSL officer, deputy cleared in incident that ended in teen's death; 911, radio traffic provide more detailSubmitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:38pm.READ MORE:
Boiling Spring Lakes Police and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office say internal reviews have cleared their officers of any wrongdoing in Sunday's incident that ended with a teen dead. Meanwhile new information reveals the police officer who reportedly pulled the trigger was only on the scene for 70 seconds before shooting and killing Keith Vidal, 18. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
The family of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen shot and killed by a police officer at his home yesterday is demanding answers and justice. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 01/05/2014 - 6:08pm.READ MORE:
A Boiling Spring Lakes father says his son was murdered by police this afternoon. Mark Wilsey says he called police when his 18-year-old, 90 lb. son had a screwdriver that he would not let go. But Wilsey says he never expected calling for help would end with son being shot and killed by someone sworn to serve and protect. Full story...