Surf City Chief: Suspicious device a Halloween prop, not bomb
11 months ago
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Surf City Chief: Suspicious device a Halloween prop, not bomb

Surf City Police Chief Mike Halstead said in a news release Wednesday that the suspicious device found inside a rental home was actually a Halloween prop, not a bomb.
Marine accused of shaking baby to death
2 years ago
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Marine accused of shaking baby to death

A Camp Lejeune Marine is charged with the death of an infant. Investigators from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and Naval Criminal Investigative Service responded to the Naval Hospital aboard Camp Lejeune July 28 for an unresponsive 11-month-old. The infant had been in the care of LCpl. Matthew Krause, 23, who was the child's mother's boyfriend.
Onslow man, Wilmington woman busted for pot grow house
3 years ago
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Onslow man, Wilmington woman busted for pot grow house

A Sneads Ferry man and a Wilmington woman are charged with running a marijuana grow house in Sneads Ferry.
Wilmington Police make large ‘spice’ bust
3 years ago
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Wilmington Police make large ‘spice’ bust

The Wilmington Police Department recently made its biggest "spice" bust in its history. Investigators say they found over 1,400 packages of the substance at the Northern Lights Smoke Shop off Market Street.
NCIS helps local law enforcement crack cold cases
3 years ago
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NCIS helps local law enforcement crack cold cases

It sounds like a crossover episode of two TV crime dramas: NCIS and cold case. But in Brunswick County this week, it's a joint effort trying to solve some real life murder mysteries.