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Probation searches lead to four arrests

Sheriff James A. McVicker said his office assisted in a search of several persons on probation at the request of North Carolina Probation and Parole.…

Butters Quick Stop robber sentenced

A Riegelwood man who was charged with armed robbery of the Butters Quick Shop last year was sentenced Tuesday in Bladen County Superior Court under…

Elizabethtown man sentenced on drug charges

Patrick Tremaine Rhodie was sentenced Wednesday to 15 to 27 months in custody on drug charges under a plea agreement entered in Bladen County Superior…

Dispute over woman leads to one arrest

A dispute over a woman has lead to one man being arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. According…

Three vehicle crash closes NC 41 West

A three vehicle crash involving two transfer trucks and a pick-up truck at the intersection of NC 41 West and NC 131 closed the roadway…

Thoughts While Shaving for March 18

As I advance in age, I have a difficult time passing by someone begging (thumbing) for a ride, but I know times have changed and…

Former club operator accepts plea agreement

The former operator of The Honey Hole nightclub in Bladenboro that was shut down in July accepted a plea agreement Monday in Bladen County Superior…

Bladen man sent to prison on drug charges

Anthony L. Parker was sentenced up to 17 months in prison Tuesday on drug charges related to selling oxycodone to an undercover officer. Under a…

US Marshals warn of jury duty scam

The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a nationwide telephone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers or law enforcement…

Three County Theft Ring Arrested

Sheriff James A. McVicker announced the arrest of several individuals involved in a larceny ring that included three counties. “This investigation has been ongoing for…

Fire at Memory’s Corner nets fine

By: Erin Smith A fire on Thursday morning resulted in one man being issued a citation for illegal burning, according to Columbus County Fire Marshall…

Arrest Made In Kidnapping Case

Sheriff James A. McVicker announced the arrest of Cary Efton Graham, 34, of 3396 Sandy Hills Drive, Leland. Graham was arrested for the February 14…

Bladenboro man has probation revoked

On Tuesday, a judge in Vance County revoked the probation of a Bladenboro man. Gregory Lynn Hester was charged with two counts of probation violation…

Crash results in DWI arrest

A crash on NC 242 near Baldwin Branch Church resulted in one man being charged with DWI on Thursday, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Freeman. According to Freeman,…

Man arrested for passing counterfeit currency

The Elizabethtown Police Department made an arrest in a case involving counterfeit currency.  John Sylvester Clax, who initially identified himself to officers as John Sylvester…

E’town Police need help identifying suspect

The Elizabethtown Police Department is asking the public’s help to identify the man in the above pictures who is wanted for questioning in a larceny…

Officer files law suit against Fayetteville PD

The Fayetteville Police Department is being sued by an Elizabethtown Police officer after a 2014 incident in which he claims two Fayetteville Police Officers were guilty…

Jury finds Smith guilty in Raleigh murder

A Wake County jury deliberated for just one and one-half hours on Tuesday and found Travion Devonte Smith guilty of first-degree murder. The jury heard…

Former deputy charged with impersonating an officer

Jessica Falor, a former deputy with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, has been charged with impersonating a police officer. According to reports, Falor identified herself…

Charges dismissed against Lumberton man

Charges against a Lumberton man accused of being involved in a series of break-ins in Bladen County were dismissed Monday in Bladen County Superior Court…

Hamilton not given bond, appointed lawyer

In an emotional appearance Monday morning, the man charged in the shooting death of a woman last week was not given a bond and appointed…

Man wanted for gang-related shooting arrested

US Marshals apprehended a man on Wednesday afternoon in Cumberland County that is wanted by the Elizabethtown Police Department for attempted murder charges following a…

Sheriff and staff visit with Community Watch group

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Command Staff joined Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker at the Community Watch meeting for the Hickory Grove community. The meeting…

Sheriff’s Office Makes Several Area Drug Arrests

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has announced several drug arrests in the county. According to Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker, a joint operation of the between…

Clinton man arrested in White Lake meth bust

A Clinton man was arrested Sunday after it was discovered he was making methamphetamine in his parent’s vacation home at White Lake, according to a…

Family cemetery victim of vandals

By: Erin Smith A family cemetery fell victim to vandalism early last year, and the caretaker, Stephen Nowell is still trying to locate some of…

Four arrested on drug-related charges

Four individuals have been arrested and charged with the sell and deliver of crack cocaine and prescription pills in the county, according to Bladen County Sheriff…

Elizabethtown Police seeking owner of bike

Last week, Elizabethtown Police Officer Davis found a bicycle at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The department is now attempting to locate the owner of…

Elizabethtown Police seeking suspect in MLK Day shooting

The Elizabethtown Police Department is investigating a shooting they are calling “gang-related” that occurred on Monday afternoon. Police are attempting to locate Meredith J. Cromartie of…

New officer is sworn in at White Lake PD

The members of the White Lake Police Department have welcomed another new police officer onto the force. On Monday, Jan. 11,  White Lake Mayor H. Goldston…

Arrest made in East Arcadia shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office has arrested one person in connection with a shooting that happened on Sunday afternoon. “Bladen County EMS received a report…

Private Investigations firm opens in Bladen County

Bladen County is now home for the corporate headquarters of Cerno Veritas, Inc. (CVI), a private investigations firm which provides a variety of professional investigative…

$3 million bond set for Montise Mitchell

Montise Arman Mitchell had his bond set at $3 million Tuesday morning on his first degree murder charge in the shooting death of a Dublin…

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