Man arrested for attempted murder in Boiling Spring Lakes

BOILING SPRING LAKES, NC (WWAY) — A 33-year-old man is in the Brunswick County Detention Center charged with attempted murder.

On Thursday, Boiling Spring Lakes Police arrested William Leon Holmes, Jr.

According to a news release, the charges stem from a stabbing on Crabapple Road in Boiling Spring Lakes on August 8.

Boiling Spring Lakes Police enlisted the assistance of the U. S. Marshall’s service in locating Holmes.

Police say after an exhaustive search, they found Holmes at a home in Boiling Spring Lakes.

Officers from Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department, Oak Island Police Department and the U. S. Marshall’s service arrived at the residence and took  Holmes into custody without incident.

Holmes made his first appearance in court this morning and is being held at the Brunswick County Detention Center under a one million dollar bond.

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