Sex Offenders
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FIRST ON 3: Former Brunswick pastor pleads guilty to child sex offense
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:20pm.

video A former Brunswick County minister will spend 12 to 15 years in prison following a plea deal on child sex offense charges.

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Man pleads guilty in child sex offense investigation
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:13am.

District Attorney Ben David said a man has pleaded guilty to sex offenses involving a child and will spend 16-24 years in prison for the crimes.

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Pender and Onslow County crack down on sex offenders
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:36pm.

video Pender and Onslow counties are cracking down on sex offenders. U.S. Marshals and several other agencies discussed a recent operation that targeted sex offenders. The project is called Operation Valor. They sent out 70 officers in divided teams to the homes of registered sex offenders in Onslow and Pender county.

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Sex offender stopped on school campus
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 1:19pm.

videoA man registered as a sex offender was picked up at a Brunswick County school yesterday with the help of new technology. James Fowler was arrested at Supply Elementary School when he attempted to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the school.

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Laws about sex trafficking, child abuse, military funerals now in effect in NC
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 3:43pm.

videoNew laws ranging from sex trafficking to protecting military funerals are now in effect in the Tar Heel State. In all, North Carolinians have 42 new laws to abide by as of Sunday.

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AG vows to fight for law keeping sex offenders from parks, schools
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 4:17pm.

videoNorth Carolina's attorney general says he will fight a federal lawsuit against him and the state to protect children from sex offenders. The lawsuit challenges a state law that makes it illegal for sex offenders to be close to places intended for children.

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NC Supreme Court blocks sex offenders from social media
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 10:26am.

videoThe North Carolina Supreme Court has granted a stay requested by Attorney General Roy Cooper that will keep registered sex offenders from using social media websites.

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Social network ban for sex offenders ruled illegal
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 9:52am.

videoA North Carolina appeals court panel says the state's requirement barring registered sex offenders from commercial social networking sites like Facebook is unconstitutional because it's vague and violates free speech.

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Leland man sentenced to prison for sex crimes against minor
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 7:56am.

videoA Leland man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes against a minor. Donald Ray White, 56, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court Monday for sex offenses against a young boy, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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Winnabow man sentenced to prison for attempted rape of autistic minor
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 7:26am.

videoA Winnabow man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes with an autistic minor. Michael Mclachlin, 39, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court on June 12 for attempted statutory rape of an autistic boy, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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