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Bladen County Sheriff's Office

Whiteville High student charged with gun at East Bladen High

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video A Columbus County teen was in court today after Bladen County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested him with a gun at a high school football game. Full story...
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Bladen Co. man charged with child rape

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A Bladen County man is in jail charged with raping a child. The Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Gil Antonio Juare Garcia, 33, of Elizabethtown, Friday night and charged him with first degree sex offense with a child and first degree rape of a child. Full story...
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Three charged in Bladen Co. drive-bys

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video Bladen County deputies have arrested three men in connection to two drive-by shootings. Full story...
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Search continues for suspects in Bladen drive-by

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The search continues for the gunmen involved in a drive-by shooting in Bladen County last night. It happened on Mercer Mill Road near Lisbon Road between Elizabethtown and Clarkton around 7:19 p.m. Full story...
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Man arrested for Bladen County hold-ups

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A Fayetteville man is in jail charged with three hold-ups in Bladen County. Charles Edward Leach Jr., 22, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and three counts of 2nd degree kidnapping. Full story...
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Couple charged after deputy breaks shoulder during arrest attempt

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A Fairmont man is in jail charged with assaulting and injuring a Bladen County Sheriff's deputy yesterday. The Sheriff's Office says Dep. Kenny Simmons broke his shoulder in four places and will require surgery. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Folks take a ride to celebrate fallen Bladen Co. deputy's life, raise money for his family

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video Family and friends of a fallen Bladen County Sheriff's Deputy continue to mourn his loss. But Saturday, folks came from all over to celebrate Dewayne Hester's life by doing something he loved to do. Full story...
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Deputy finds bags of pot, cocaine after car accident

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A Fayetteville man is in jail on drug charges after a car crash involving a Bladen County Sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bladen man charged with murder after shooting victim dies

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A Bladen County man is now charged with murder after a man he allegedly shot earlier this week died. Full story...
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Man charged with shooting in Clarkton

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Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston told WWAY News a call came in to 911 at 6:22 Monday night. Deputies went to a house in Clarkton where they found a 51 year old black male suffering a gunshot wound to the head. Full story...
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Man accused of threatening deputy with golf club

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A Bladen County man is in jail accused of threatening a sheriff's deputy with a golf club. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says it arrested Joseph Lewis Branch, 57, of 73 Graham Blanks Rd. in Riegelwood Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Suspected burglar arrested after dropping cell phone in house

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A Robeson County man is in jail after investigators say he dropped his cell phone in a Bladen County home he broke into Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Bladen detectives look for owner of pot plants found in field

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An anonymous tip led detectives from the Bladen County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit to nearly 200 marijuana plants growing in a field. Full story...
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Bladen deputies search for suspects in car break-ins

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Bladen County Sheriff's deputies are looking for help solving a rash of vehicle break-ins. They happened between midnight and 6 a.m. Tuesday in Clarkton. Full story...
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Bladen County man charged with cutting neighbor with machete

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A Bladen County man is in jail charged with cutting his neighbor with a machete. Full story...
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