Author Archives: Melissa Oakley

“If a man rob God” Onslow Co. man arrested on felony B&E charges of a church

NEWS RELEASE A man has been arrested for breaking into a church and stealing a sound system. On June 12, 2018, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office uniformed patrol deputies responded to the Happy Valley Church in Beulaville for a report that the church had been broken into. During the course of the investigation, a person of interest was developed after witnesses

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Wanted fugitive arrested on drug charges along with one Hubert woman

A man wanted on numerous charges has been arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. On Jan. 7, 2019, members of the Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit developed information that Cruz Costilla Abney, a wanted fugitive, had returned to the area. On Jan. 8th the Drug Enforcement Unit located Abney traveling on Gum Branch Road and conducted a traffic stop. Abney

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Two men arrested on numerous drug charges and eluding law enforcement

Two men have been arrested on numerous charges including trying to elude law enforcement. On January 7, 2019, members of Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit concluded an investigation into suspected illegal drug activity in the Richlands community. During the investigation, officers conducted a traffic stop in which Anthony Dewayne Dudley was the driver. Dudley tried to flee and

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Shutdown 2019 Tax season delayed but taxpayers will be paid

Businesses across America have began to pose concern of economic loss as the shutdown continues in light of Congress not being able to come to terms on budget funding for the border wall that Pres. Trump made his primary campaign promise on. During a government shutdown, the IRS generally doesn’t perform audits, payout refunds or offer any assistance to taxpayers

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UPDATE: FNS benefits to end in February if shutdown continues PREVIOUS: DHHS Monitoring funds…

UPDATE: Because of the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, Jan. 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the 3rd and 21st of February. “We are working closely with county departments of social services and our federal partners to ensure participants and retailers

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