Thomas Wright
Former State Representative Thomas Wright released from prison
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 6:24pm.

videoFormer State Representative Thomas Wright is out of prison after more than six years behind bars, following fraud and obstruction of justice convictions.

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Former state lawmaker Thomas Wright to leave prison
Submitted by on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:35am.

videoDuring Thomas Wright's 15 years as a state legislator, his name was affixed to the member board mounted in the House chamber. Now, his name is scrawled on a board that keeps track of inmates at New Hanover County's state prison.

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Convicted ex-lawmaker Wright on track for early prison release
Submitted by on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 7:03am.

Former Wilmington lawmaker Thomas Wright is expected to only serve his minimum prison sentence because of his participation in work programs, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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Appeal denied for former state Rep. Wright
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 08/03/2010 - 1:33pm.

The NC Court of Appeals has upheld a felony conviction against former state Rep. Thomas Wright. Wright, who represented parts of New Hanover and Pender Counties, was expelled from the legislature before being convicted in 2008.

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Judges deny Thomas Wright's appeal
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/03/2009 - 5:07pm.

Thomas Wright's 2008 conviction will stand. Tuesday, judges denied Wright's appeal of three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.

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Candidates for the 18th House District Seat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/31/2008 - 10:05am.

videoOn Tuesday, voters in parts of New Hanover and Pender counties will select a permanent representative for the 18th House District Seat formerly held by Thomas Wright.

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Wright found guilty of obstruction of justice
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/27/2008 - 2:28pm.

Former North Carolina Rep. Thomas Wright has been found guilty of felony obstruction of justice.

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Day two of Thomas Wright case
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/26/2008 - 4:22pm.

Day two of former State Rep. Thomas Wright's obstruction of justice trial and his lawyer has declined to present any evidence in defense.

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Thomas Wright back in court today
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/25/2008 - 4:23pm.

Former New Hanover Rep. Thomas Wright was back in court today, facing a trial for obstruction of justice.

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Wright's replacement wins 18th District nomination
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/07/2008 - 7:23am.

Sandra Spaulding Hughes will face Republican Thom Goolsby, a Wilmington attorney, in the general election in November.

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