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Sheriff Miller warns about scams that continue targeting Onslow citizens

Additional scam information released from the OCSO by Sheriff Miller, warning citizens to take heed of warnings that a variety of scams are targeting citizens.

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OCSO is seeking the public’s help identifying people involved in a drive-by shooting in Jacksonville

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the owner or driver of a vehicle involved with two people being shot in the area of Blue Creek Farms Road on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Around 6:30 p.m. deputies with the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office arrived at Blue Creek Farms Drive in Jacksonville to find

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UPDATE: FOUND SAFE- OCSO is seeking the public’s help locating a missing 16-year-old boy

Update: The juvenile has been located. Thank you for all who shared for his safe return. Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a runaway juvenile who was last seen in the Piney Green area on July 13, 2019. Jared Powers is a 16-year-old white male described as being 5’10, 155 lbs., with short brown hair

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Bank Robbery Suspect Identified In A Second Robbery

(JACKSONVILLE, NC)- UPDATE: Armed Robbery Suspect Identified. The suspect in last Thursday afternoon’s armed robbery of First Citizens Bank, 302 B Western Blvd., has been identified as Christopher Bryan Shingleton, 42, of Swansboro, NC. “Shingleton is currently in the custody of the Craven County Detention Center on similar, but unrelated charges” said Captain Mike Capps, JPD Investigations Supervisor. Shingleton will

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Two charged with felony child abuse of an infant child in Scotland County this week.

(SCOTLAND CO.,NC)- Thursday, Scotland County Sheriff’s Office reported an arrest two adults on felony abuse and negligence of a 16-month-old boy. Kristy Beth Backus, age 23 and Zachary Crabtree, age 24, both residents of 21000 McIntosh Road, Laurinburg, NC were arrested for charges related to a child abuse report received from Scotland Memorial Hospital on May 26, 2019. Backus was

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Missing Person Investigation is ongoing for James Wilson, Jr. one year later

(Jacksonville, NC)- The investigation to find missing person James Wilson, Jr. continues. On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Jacksonville Police Department issued a Silver Alert for James Wilson, Jr., a 78-year old man who apparently walked away from his home in the Country Club Road area. A year has passed since this investigation began. Detectives have investigated dozens of tips, but

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