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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…

Tracking class held in state forest wraps up

  Law enforcement officers, firefighters, Highway Patrol, State Parks personnel and Bladen County Emergency Management personnel, have all spent the past two weeks involved in…

Elizabethtown names new police chief

  The town of Elizabethtown has named Tony Parrish to serve as police chief. Parrish replaces Chief Bobby Kinlaw who retired after serving 34 years with the…

Drug Suspect Charged

On 12/04/2015 Elizabethtown officers received information that a black male suspect was selling crack cocaine and marijuana near the intersection of MLK Dr. and Dunham…

Bladenboro officer helps to save life

Police officers are always at the ready to assist whenever a citizen is in distress. That was the case on Friday, Nov. 27, when Bladenboro…

Bladen sheriff warns of email, phone scams

Email and phone scams apparently are making the rounds in Bladen County, says Sheriff James McVicker. “Sadly, email and phone scams like these prey on…

Pizza Hut Employees Robbed at Gunpoint

Two Pizza Hut employees were robbed at gunpoint Thursday night in the parking lot of the Elizabethtown restaurant, says interim Police Chief Kip Hester. As…

Sheriff Warns of Telephone Scams

Sheriff James A. McVicker has released information concerning telephone scams. Many Bladen County residents have recently been getting phone calls on both their cell phones…

Clarkton Man sentenced for Bank Robbery

39 year old Ottis McGill of Clarkton was sentenced Tuesday to 19 to 25 years in prison for two robberies in the Wilmington area. He…

Stabbing in Elizabethtown

On 9/12/15 Elizabethtown Officers responded to Bladen County Hospital in reference to a stabbing that occurred in the area of 1204 Lewis St. in Elizabethtown. The Victim…

Attempted Robbery at US Cellular in Elizabethtown

During the early morning hours of 09/02/2015 Elizabethtown Officers responded to an alarm call at US cellular on W. Broad St. in Elizabethtown. Officers arrived on…

Armed Robbery in Dublin

Sheriff James A. McVicker announced the apprehension and arrest of three individuals responsible of an armed robbery of the Dollar General store on Albert Street…

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