Category Archives: Crime

Man arrested again with child crimes the second time this year

NEWS RELEASE For the second time in less than 6 months, a Hubert man has been arrested for indecent liberties on a child. Edward Joseph Hornbeck Jr. was arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit August 21, 2018 for exposing himself and having inappropriate interaction with a juvenile under the age of 12. Since that time, Swansboro Police

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Murder Mayhem Series Vol.1 No.3 Second man goes to trial in 2012 Bingo Hall Murder

After almost six years, the second man involved in the brutal murder of Kim Flournoy of Jacksonville, NC goes to trial this week in Onslow County Superior Court. Kim Flournoy, age 65 was robbed and killed as she entered the T-N-T Beach Bingo hall in Jacksonville with over $500 cash in her purse on December 30, 2012. Police reports told

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Richlands man arrested for statutory rape of 13 year-old

NEWS RELEASE This morning the Onslow County Sheriffs Office shared in a press release the arrest of a Richland’s man for statutory rape of a 13 year-old female child. On September 26, 2018, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims’ Unit received information from West Virginia State Police that a sex offense on a minor had occurred in Onslow County during

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OCSO is asking for the public to help identify break in suspect in Jacksonville NC

NEWS RELEASE Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating an individual wanted for questioning in several vehicle break-ins. On November 23, 2018, deputies responded to a residence on Stepping Stone Trail in the Rocky Run area of Jacksonville for a report that vehicles had been broken into. Video surveillance captured images of the

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Aubrey Joelle Acree FOUND ALIVE AND SAFE in Oklahoma and one man arrested

BREAKING: Aubrey has been missing out of Rutherford Co. NC since Sunday.  Reports of surveillance footage showed a white Subaru hatchback to be the suspected vehicle after a silver alert was issued for Acree. The FBI and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office found Acree safe and alive in Checotah, Oklahoma just before 11p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Troopers with

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Four busted using drugs in a local Speedway restroom

On Saturday, Nov.24, 2018, at approximately 6:00 am, the clerk at the Speedway called and advised there were people in the restroom using drugs. Officers spoke with the suspects and they found a syringe with residue and blood in the bathroom. Upon a search of the suspects’ vehicle, officers found heroin, opium pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and marijuana paraphernalia. The

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