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NHC DA taking over case of stolen documents

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The New Hanover County District Attorney's Office will officially be taking over the investigation into documents stolen from inside the Onslow County DA's office. A UNCW intern is accused of stealing documents in the murder case of pregnant Marine Maria Lauterbach. Onslow County DA Dewey Hudson was faced with a conflict of interest this morning. He called on New Hanover District Attorney Ben David to take on the case. "Its a particularly serious matter for the members of law enforcement. It was alleged conduct by a district attorney's employee. The administrative office of the courts called me in because there is a potential conflict in that Dewey Hudson obviously can't prosecute someone within his own office," said David. The documents in question were part of the prosecution of Marine Corporal Cesar Laurean, who is charged with the murder.

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What was he thinking

Why in the world would this guy do something so stupid? He was trusted by the District Attorney to do an internship, therefore he must be a law student. What in the world could be worth loosing all he has already put forth. Oh,, it must have been the almighty dollar. God knows at the end of law school, he could have persued a great career, now he faces jail and more than likely a life of crime since he won't make enough money in the honest mans world. Think of the people that this guy has let down I hope it was worth it. NOT........ I will say this, with Ben David on the case, I hope he has a good defense. Cause in my opinion, he's done... And should be.


It was a high profile case.. he was probably going to sell to the media.