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Submitted by Jayne Dees on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 3:28pm.READ MORE:
A new trend in getting drunk has the attention of law enforcement agencies, as it makes its way to North Carolina. Experts say people are using alcohol vaporizers to get drunker faster. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 5:14pm.READ MORE:
The man accused of a deadly shooting last night in Pender County turned himself in this afternoon. Pender County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 911 call at a home off US 17 in Hampstead just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they found the body of Donnie Lee Pridgen. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 1:42pm.READ MORE:
A registered sex offender is back in jail charged with sex crimes against a child two decades ago. The Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested Barry Gene Gurganious, 42, of Currie Tuesday for two counts of first degree statutory sexual offense and two counts of indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 5:16pm.READ MORE:
A Wilmington teen is facing several sexual assault charges including attempted rape. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested 17-year-old Tyler Koenig last week. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 02/17/2013 - 9:47pm.READ MORE:
A Pender County Sheriff’s Deputy is recovering from an accident suffered while on patrol. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 4:46pm.READ MORE:
A Pender County Sheriff's deputy is back on duty after being suspended without pay for more than a week last month. Sheriff Carson Smith says Jan. 11 Dep. Nick Carter was attending a class to re-certify operating an alcohol breath test in Jacksonville. During a practice exercise at around 10 a.m., Dep. Carter blew a 0.02. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 1:05pm.READ MORE:
Some students in Pender County got a late start to their school day after vandals apparently targeted school buses. A statement from Pender County Schools says at 5:15 a.m., bus drivers arrived to begin their routes and found flat tires on 15 buses parked at Topsail High School. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 10:57am.READ MORE:
A Burgaw man is in jail accused of sex crimes against a child. Pender County Sheriff's deputies arrested Cheyne Martin Potrafka, 29, Friday. Full story...
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 7:45pm.READ MORE:
The Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Danny Dewitt Strickland today on 27 different sexually related charges. Strickland has been previously charged with four sexually related counts. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 5:19pm.READ MORE:
They provide vital services to the citizens of Pender County, but budget issues may keep law enforcement from continuing to help Pender County's only hospital. Full story...