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Pender County Jail

Pender Co. jail officer fired after arrest in Wilmington

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videoA Pender County Jail officer is out of a job after being arrested yesterday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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Two men arrested, accused of manufacturing meth

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videoTwo men were arrested and charged for manufacturing meth. Full story...
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Pender Co. looks for new site for jail after Burgaw blocks plan

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videoPender County is looking for a new location for a jail after Burgaw commissioners last night voted down the county's request to rezone some land. The county was under contract to purchase 34 acres along US 117 in Burgaw. Now it's back to the drawing board. Full story...
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Inmate death investigated in Pender County

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The death of an inmate in Pender County is under state investigation and an internal review. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, a detention officer making rounds found Zachary Bruns, 18, unresponsive. Full story...
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Man arrested for allegedly robbing ABC store

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videoPolice have a man in custody for the Monday armed robbery of the ABC Store in Burgaw. Full story...
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SBI investigating death of Pender County Jail inmate

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videoThe SBI is investigating after an inmate in the Pender County Jail died this morning. A Pender County Sheriff's Office spokesman says jail staff found Norris Winfred Murphy, 51, of Burgaw unresponsive on the floor of his cell Full story...
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Pender Co. Sheriff says inmate commits suicide, investigation underway

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An investigation is underway after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says an inmate committed suicide this morning in the county's jail. Full story...
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