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Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:43pm.

Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child.

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DA: "She is to be commended for her bravery"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:58pm.

After more than two years in the court system, a domestic sexual abuse case came to a close Thursday. A Burgaw man pleaded guilty in Pender County Superior Court to sex and weapons charges stemming from an April 14, 2012, incident at his house on Highway 52 East. All this is according to a news release from District Attorney Ben David.

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Jacksonville day care under investigation after sex offender uses its address
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:41pm.

videoLittle Footsteps Child Care, a Jacksonville day care, is under the radar after a homeless sex offender used his brother’s address as his own mailing address.

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Man convicted of stealing from children's hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 1:32pm.

A man has been convicted of stealing video game systems from a Charlotte children's hospital. The Charlotte Observer reported that 47-year-old Charles Everette Hinton of Charlotte was convicted Wednesday of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny.

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