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UPDATE: Former Sheriff Ron Hewett jailed on federal weapon charge
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:03pm.

videoFormer Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back behind bars after being accused of possessing a firearm as a felon.

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Ron Hewett's son Justin named Fair Bluff Police Chief
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 3:24pm.

video There's a new top cop in the Columbus County town of Fair Bluff, and he has a familiar name. Justin Hewett replaces Marty Lewis, who was fired after being arrested last month.

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Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Hewett accused of threat
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 6:00pm.

According to a Shallotte Police report a customer at Jones Ford, where Hewett is a salesman, claims the former lawman threatened him and showed a closed fist.

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ONLY ON 3: County leaders react to Hewett's email
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Tue, 09/28/2010 - 4:00pm.

videoAfter serving about a year in prison for obstruction of justice and embezzlement, Ron Hewett is taking aim at people who helped put him there. Hewett also has harsh words for a Brunswick County Commissioner.

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FIRST ON 3: Former Sheriff Hewett speaks out for the first time
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/27/2010 - 9:03pm.

This is an email WWAY received this evening from the former sheriff:

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Ex-cop to jury: "I was put through the wringer"
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Tue, 07/20/2010 - 3:44pm.

videoA former Holden Beach Police Officer says she lost her job because she's a woman. Now Terri Oxford is suing the Town of Holden Beach, and today she took the stand. Former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett has been subpoenaed for the trial.

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Felon Facebook fan for sheriff candidate
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Thu, 02/25/2010 - 5:21pm.

video Tim Daniels is a state trooper running for Sheriff of Brunswick County as a Republican. So you might be surprised to hear that one of his many Facebook fans is a high-profile Democrat: former sheriff and felon Ron Hewett.

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Man shot by deputies files federal suit
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 3:41pm.

In his federal complaint, George Cooper says the officers violated his civil rights, specifically by using excessive force.

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Former sheriff a free man again
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/12/2010 - 5:18pm.

videoRon Hewett served the final day of his sentence after pleading guilty to a federal charge of obstruction of justice in 2008.

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Hewett set for release
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Mon, 01/11/2010 - 5:36pm.

Ron Hewett was the sheriff of Brunswick County for 14 years.

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