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Kidnapping

FBI: Kidnap victim rescued with help of area agencies in elaborate international plot

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Federal agents say they rescued a South Carolina man in North Carolina with the help of several area agencies six days after the man was kidnapped as part of an international plot. Full story...
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Man arrested in death of Fort Bragg soldier

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A Hoke County man has been arrested and charged with killing a Fort Bragg soldier during a break-in at his home last October. Full story...
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Woman charged with attacking roommate

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says an Ocean Isle Beach woman is behind bars while another woman recovers at the hospital. Full story...
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Payne to defend suspect in federal gang-related kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

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Shallotte attorney James Payne has been appointed to represent one of the suspects in a high-profile federal case. Jakym Camel Tibbs is charged in connection with the kidnapping of Frank Janssen, 63, who was taken from his Wake Forest home April 5. Full story...
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Five face kidnapping, robbery charges in Brunswick County

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Five people were arrested Tuesday in connection with two kidnappings and armed robberies last week, Brunswick County Sheriff's Office warrants show. Full story...
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911 call, dash cam reveal more about arrest of man out on bond for rape

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videoWe're learning more tonight about the arrest this week of a man accused of victimizing a woman not once, but twice since May. Deputies arrested Richard Teremaine Gore Monday. Full story...
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Prosecutors say case against accused rapist has been slow moving

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videoProsecutors say it's been difficult moving forward the case of an accused rapist who allegedly victimized the same woman again while out on bond. Richard Gore left jail Oct. 24 after a judge reduced his bond, but prosecutors say they did not consent to the reduction from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring. Full story...
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Accused kidnapper and rapist out on bond charged with attacking victim again

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videoA man accused of rape, kidnapping, and assault was out on bond when investigators say he again committed those crimes and more as he victimized the same woman. He got out of jail when a judge decreased his bond from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring. Full story...
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Teen charged with kidnapping his grandfather

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video A New Hanover County teen has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping his own grandfather. The Sheriff's Office says late last night Tyler Balcombe, 18, asked his grandfather Robert Covil for a ride to pick up a friend in the Castle Hayne area. Full story...
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Man, woman arrested for Brunswick County robbery

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videoA man and a woman are in jail charged in connection to a robbery that occurred yesterday at a home on Moss Court in Leland. Deputies arrested Steven Isaha Evans, 21, of Wilmington, and Courtney Briona Jacobs, 20, of Leland early this morning. Full story...
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Beach Buggy taxi driver robbed at gunpoint, forced to drive around

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Police are searching for a couple of suspects they say pulled a gun on a taxi driver, and forced him to drive to different places in the area early Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Man behind bars after reportedly robbing employer

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars after police say he kidnapped, assaulted, and robbed his employer over a paycheck. Police say John Gatewood wasn't happy with the amount of money he earned from Manale Landscaping after a job in Leland. Full story...
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Bond set at $1M for Brunswick Co. man charged with rape, kidnapping

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A Brunswick County man is in jail charged with rape, kidnapping and assault. A sheriff's spokeswoman says Richard Teremaine Gore turned himself in Friday. Full story...
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Twin brothers arrested in connection to Christmas day murder

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video The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says two men have been arrested in connection to a Christmas day murder. Napolean Cooper and his twin brother Lapoleon Cooper were arrested for the murder of Gilberto Segovia. Full story...
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Man wanted for Sneads Ferry assault

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video The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is looking for David Anthony Cramer, 33, on several charges, including first degree kidnapping. The charges stem from an incident on November 26 in Sneads Ferry that left a 20-year-old man seriously injured. Full story...
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