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Bladen County Sheriff's Office

Bladen County man charged with weekend stabbing

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videoA Bladen County man is in jail charged with a Saturday night stabbing. Investigators say it happened around 10 p.m. at a home in the 200 block of Columbus County Rd. in Council. Full story...
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Judge helps catch suspected shoplifters

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videoLocal Judge helps nab suspected shoplifters. Lawrence Albert Davis and Tracey Nicole Tart were charged after shoplifting from the Dollar General in Dublin Sunday afternoon around 4:45 PM. Full story...
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Bladen County leaders won't talk about issues inside jail

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videoEver since Linda Edwards, 44, hanged herself in the Bladen County Jail last week, we've heard several reports of poor conditions inside the jail. So today WWAY went back to bladen county looking for answers. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman hangs herself in Bladen Co. Jail; inmates complain of conditions

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videoThe Bladen County Sheriff says a woman is dead after she hanged herself in jail just hours after a judge denied her request for a lower bond. Linda Hester Edwards, 44, attempted suicide at the Bladen County Jail Monday. She was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where she died this morning. Full story...
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Man put in cell with, attacks suspect charged with trying to kill him

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video The past of two Bladen County men found them squaring off behind bars yesterday. Eric Bennett, 27, was arrested and charged with attempted murder back in February. Yesterday one of his alleged victims wound up in his jail cell. Full story...
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Broken taillight leads to drugs, counterfeit money

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A deputy noticing a broken taillight landed two men behind bars on drug charges. At least one of them may also face counterfeiting charges. Full story...
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Elizabethtown man charged with shooting brother

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videoAn Elizabethtown man is in jail charged with attempted murder after investigators say he shot his brother. Full story...
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Suspect charged in cold case rape

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videoPaul Lee Oxendine is charged with attempted first degree rape, first degree sexual offense and breaking and entering. The Sheriff's Office and SBI used DNA evidence to solve the cold case from 1996. Full story...
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$8,000 worth of marijuana seized during traffic stop

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An expired registration plate on a car helped the Bladen County Sheriff's Office make two arrests and seize a big stash of marijuana Friday night. Full story...
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Clarkton Fire Department under investigation for alleged financial issues

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State and local investigators are looking into possible wrongdoing at the Clarkton Fire Department. Full story...
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