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Bladen County Sheriff's Office

Son shoots mom's boyfriend after she's hit with beer can

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Paul Lewis Sawyer was shot in the thigh with a shotgun Sunday morning following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend, Tina McDaniel. Sawyer allegedly struck McDaniel with a thrown beer can and her son retrieved a shotgun and shot Sawyer. Full story...
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Eight busted in Bladen Co. on drug charges after nearly year-long investigation

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Since December of 2010, the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Unit along with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement, have been conducting an undercover operation at the residence of Carrie Maxine Smith. Agents during the investigation bought alcohol, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and marijuana from the residence. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: SBI asked to investigate Bladen deputy for sex allegations involving minor

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video Another area law enforcement agency has asked the SBI to help investigate one of its own. Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston says he asked the SBI to investigate criminal allegations against one of his sergeants. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA called special Grand Jury to indict mother of baby mauled

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videoWe have new information about the nine-day-old baby mauled to death by dogs in Bladen County. In a story you saw FIRST ON 3 online yesterday, the mother of the baby girl was arrested last week and charged with involuntary manslaughter. Full story...
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Investigators offer no new info on baby mauled by dogs

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The investigation into a nine-day-old baby mauled to death by dogs at her family's Bladen County home still has few answers. Full story...
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Family of baby killed by dogs devastated by loss

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We're continuing to learn more about a nine-day-old baby killed in Clarkton. Investigators say newborn Addyson Camerino was mauled to death by dogs in the family's home Wednesday. Full story...
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Teen charged with murder after Bladen girl stabbed

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video WWAY has confirmed 17-year-old Princess L. Cromartie died after she was stabbed Thursday afternoon. It's Bladen County's first murder of the year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Bladen deputy who spoke out loses job

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video Controversy continues inside the Bladen County Sheriff's Office. A longtime deputy says he was fired for doing the right thing. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Ward talks about run for Bladen Sheriff

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video Over the past few weeks we've reported on the lies, terminations and investigations that surround the race to be sheriff in Bladen County. Many of you ranted and told us we were picking on the people inside the department and giving candidate Billy Ward a pass. Well, we caught up with Ward today to find out more about him and where he stands on issues. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff's deputy says "Bladen County is a criminal's paradise"

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videoDeputies say at a meeting last week Storms told them "not to conduct vehicle stops or call the K9 unit." They say Storms also ordered all radar equipment removed from the cars. Full story...
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Bladen Commissioner fills in a few blanks about sheriff controversy

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video After nominating Sheriff Earl Storms for the position we tried to catch up with Commissioner Delilah Blanks to ask her about her decision. Full story...
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Bladen Sheriff snubs commission; does not attend special meeting

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video The newly appointed Bladen County Sheriff was nowhere to be found at a meeting called to determine his future with the department. Some county commissioners and the standing room only crowd are still searching for answers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Bladen deputy talks about dismissal

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video One of the deputies interim Bladen County Sheriff Earl Storms chose not to swear in is finally speaking out about what happened. In a story you'll see ONLY ON 3, former Sheriff's Sgt. Scott Pait says he was surprised to learn he was out of a job Tuesday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Storms promotes Benston to Chief Deputy

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Interim Bladen County Sheriff Earl Storms told us today that Prentis Benston is now his chief deputy. That could be a problem for the Democratic nominee for Sheriff this fall. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: After meeting to "cover my ass," Sheriff still can't get story straight

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video There's still controversy and confusion in Bladen County on what's really going on in the Sheriff's Office. WWAY sat down once again with interim Sheriff Earl Storms hoping to clear things up, but we found out it wasn't that easy. Full story...
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