Boiling Spring Lakes
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BSL Police looking for alligator killer
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:23pm.

The Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department is looking for information for who killed an alligator.

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ONLY ON 3: Teen prostitution victim says man who solicited her not in courtroom
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:00pm.

videoThe trial is underway for the former Northwest cop accused of paying a 17-year-old girl for a sex act. In opening statements, prosecutors said Michael Hayes and the girl were getting undressed when three men acting as the girl's pimps tried to rob him.

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Former BSL police chief pleads guilty
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:13pm.

The former police chief of Boiling Spring Lakes has pleaded guilty to a crime involving his son. District Attorney Jon David says Emmett Ballree entered the plea today to willfully failing to discharge his duties as a police officer.

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FIRST ON 3: Former BSL police captain arrested for assault, battery
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 6:41pm.

video Curtis Ledbetter was arrested today for assault and battery after spitting on and hitting 48 year old Jonathan Cummings in the mouth on Friday.

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Suspect admits human trafficking in prostitution case involving cop, firefighter
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 3:06pm.

video A man connected to a prostitution case involving a former police officer and a former firefighter has pleaded guilty to human trafficking of a minor. Shawn Christopher Conley entered the plea today in Brunswick County Superior Court, the District Attorney's Office says.

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Woman charged with DWI twice in three hours
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:02pm.

videoA Brunswick County woman was arrested for DWI over the weekend twice in just a matter of hours. Both arrests happened early Saturday morning.

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Charged officer's attorney tells more about BSL shooting
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:17pm.

videoThe attorney for a Southport police officer charged with killing a Boiling Spring Lakes teen is speaking out on his client's behalf. Det. Bryon Vassey's attorney James Payne says a body microphone on one of the other officers involved reveals what he believes really happened January 5.

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Trial set for former cop charged with hiring teen for sex
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 5:48pm.

videoA trial date has been set for a former Northwest police officer charged with hiring a teen hooker. Investigators charged Michael Hayes with participating in the prostitution of a minor after they say he paid a 17-year-old girl $60 for a sex act.

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UPDATE: Officer charged with shooting teen turns himself in, bonds out
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:36am.

videoA Southport Police detective turned himself in to deputies Tuesday night and then quickly bonded out, according to the Brunswick County Jail. Monday night, a grand jury indicted Det. Bryon Vassey, who's accused of fatally shooting Keith Vidal, 18, less than two minutes after arriving at the teen's home Jan. 5.

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Grand jury indicts Southport cop in shooting death of teen
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:06pm.

videoA Brunswick County Grand Jury has indicted Southport police officer Bryon Vassey on voluntary manslaughter charges in the death of Keith Vidal, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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