Allen Strickland
Crash reunites Soles, Strickland
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Fri, 08/27/2010 - 4:21pm.

Sen. R.C. Soles is back in the news after another run in with 18-year-old Allen Strickland. Saturday night, Strickland's 2004 Pontiac crashed into the back of Soles's BMW.

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ONLY ON 3: Man shot by Soles tells his side of story
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Thu, 04/29/2010 - 10:38am.

videoKyle Blackburn is now telling his side of the story, explaining that he did not talk before now because he feared for his life. Blackburn says the senator has paid him more than $100,000 over the years to keep quiet about what he knows about him.

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Strickland released from prison
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 04/28/2010 - 3:25pm.

Strickland spent the last several months behind bars at the Western Youth Institute in Morganton. He was sent there after leading police on a high-speed chase in a Corvette paid for by Soles.

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Strickland pleads guilty in high-speed chase
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/07/2010 - 1:30pm.

Charge stems from high-speed chase in Columbus County.

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Year in Review: Controversy plagues Sen. R.C. Soles
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 12/30/2009 - 6:09pm.

video It's been one of the biggest stories of the year in eastern North Carolina. State Senator RC Soles is under criminal investigation following a series of stories we broke on WWAY. Thursday, the state's longest-serving legislator announced he will not seek a 22nd term.

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Allen Strickland found guilty of multiple driving violations
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/30/2009 - 4:19pm.

A Tabor City teen with ties to Senator RC Soles has been found guilty of multiple driving violations. Seventeen-year-old Allen Strickland was sentenced to 45 days in jail...

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DSS investigation closes on Allen Strickland
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/24/2009 - 4:13pm.

A social services investigation into the guardianship of a Tabor City teen with ties to RC Soles is now officially closed.

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911 calls surrounding Senator Soles tell a familiar story
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/15/2009 - 5:09pm.

videoThere are numerous 911 call records involving the home and office of Sen. R.C. Soles. Many of the stories we saw and heard on these reports and tapes are similar to ones we've heard before.

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Strickland allegedly violates house arrest, back in Columbus County jail
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/15/2009 - 8:45am.

Seventeen-year-old Allen Strickland is back in the Columbus County jail Tuesday morning after allegedly violating his electronic house arrest in Tabor City.

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Strickland sells Corvette the day he makes bond
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/09/2009 - 4:21pm.

We now know a little bit more about Allen Strickland's finances. He is the 17 year old from Tabor City, who bought a house and a Corvette with money given to him by State Senator RC Soles.

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