Tag Archives: Crimes against children

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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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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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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Convicted sex offender babysitter charged in Gastonia, NC

A registered sex offender has been charged with babysitting minors at his Gastonia home. Eric Spurling, age 37 of 425 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY GASTONIA, NC 28052 in GASTON County (formerly 2744 Springbrook Circle Gastonia) has been arrested, in custody under a $1M (million) dollar bond and possibly to face more charges. He was originally convicted in Washington

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Jacksonville man arrested for sex trafficking a minor child

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services 717 Court Street ∙Jacksonville, NC 28540 (910) 989-4055 or (910) 989-4070 RELEASE DATE: 10/23/2018 NEWS RELEASE A Jacksonville man has been arrested on numerous human trafficking charges in Onslow County. On October 20, 2018 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit, Jacksonville Police Department, Department of Homeland Security and the FBI

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Repeat sex offender charged with multiple offenses sending digital images of own child.

In July, The Onslow Beat published a story on Chasity D. Meeks, Chasity D. Keeter, (Chasity Dawn) (aliases) for an arrest on July 11, 2018, by Onslow County Sheriff’s Department for arson at their Firetower Rd. residence at that time in the Southwest area of Jacksonville, NC. Since this occurrence, The Onslow Beat has maintained a track of observation on

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