Willie George, Jr. age 34, pleaded guilty by an Alford Plea in Onslow County Superior Court today for two counts of second-degree murder.
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Jacksonville man Terry Barnes pleaded guilty and sentenced to 14-17 years for the 2016 second-degree murder of his live-in girlfriend Tina Meyer
On May 21, 2019, Terry Gordon Barnes, age 53 years, pled guilty to second degree murder. The defendant was sentenced by Judge Charles H. Henry of Onslow County to a minimum of 168 months and a maximum of 214 months in the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction. The State of North Carolina was represented by Assistant District AttorneysRead more
MOORESVILLE, NC: Shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, K9 Officer Jordan Harris Sheldon, 32, was shot during a routine traffic stop on West Plaza Drive. He was transported from the scene but later died from his injuries. Sheldon served with the Mooresville Police Department for six years. The suspect in the shooting fled the scene and was laterRead more
On May 6, 2019, Traquan Curtis pled guilty to second-degree murder and felony child abuse inflicting serious injury in Onslow County Superior Court. The defendant received a minimum of 254 months and a maximum of 317 months for second-degree murder and a minimum of 84 months and a maximum of 113 months for felony child abuse with the sentences toRead more
Editorial intro: Another tragic event of a shooting death in N.C. this week, this one stemming from an online altercation over social media via Facebook. This story will hopefully be a wake up call to many who engage in online confrontation freely as if it never has consequences of life or death. We have recently seen where the profoundly appRead more
UPDATE: On April 9, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office released information that James Pannoni was found deceased at his residence, 101 Chasity Way in Hubert. Mr. Pannoni was the victim of a homicide and autopsy results concluded that the victims cause of death was a result of being stabbed. During the late evening hours of April 7, 2019, Onslow CountyRead more
OCSO is underway with a homicide investigation and seeking the public’s help building a timeline leading up to the death of Mr. James Pannoni. Pannoni, who was found dead this week after being reported missing by his daughter from Massachusetts when she was unable to reach her father since his birthday last month.
Anyone with information about Pannoni is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.
Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.Read more
COLD CASE INVESTIGATION- (Jacksonville, NC) Identity of woman in 1995 cold case investigation has been confirmed and released on Feb. 26, 2019 by JPD. On December 6th, 1995, a surveyor attempting to locate marking stakes located a complete set of skeletal remains in the wooded area adjacent to Courts Plus on US Highway 17, in Jacksonville, NC. Because of theRead more
WakeMed suspected the boyfriend of the mother of Torrance Adams for abuse at the hospital. The suspect, Buchanan reached out to the mother from jail to “apologize”….Read more
James Williamson will be in Onslow Superior Court at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
He was tried for 2 ½ weeks December 4-17, 2018 for the attempted robbery and murder of Kim Flournoy at TNT Bingo that occurred December 30, 2012. He was also tried at the same time for robbery of Lori Cannon of Tarheel Taxi that occurred on December 28, 2012. The jury deliberated for 2 days and deadlocked 9-3.
UPDATE: Jurors selected to determine the fate of James Edward Williamson told The Honorable Superior Court Judge R. Kent Harrell, they have been unable to come to a unanimous verdict surrounding the suspect that is charged with second-degree murder in the violent death of Kim Flournoy in 2012. District attorney Ernest Lee rendered closing arguments this morning reminding the juryRead more
Grand jury indictments were issued by the Onslow County Prosecuting Attorney Jamie B. Askins on October 9, 2018 for defendants Caitlyn Ridgeway and William Welch. Caitlyn Ridgeway was brought into Onslow County Superior Court on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the 2pm session in the first degree murder of former Onslow County Deputy William Clifton. The death penalty will notRead more
In July of this year, The Onslow Beat began covering the tragic and senseless murder of Mr. Elmer Hudler, a man well loved by his community and family in Murder Mayhem Series (Vol 1. No. 2). On April 21, 2014, Elmer Lee Hudler was shot three times in the head with a .25 cal pistol, in his bed, in hisRead more
UPDATE: On October 3, 2018 Josh Hudler, the son of Elmer Hudler was sentenced to a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 25 years in prison for second degree murder of his father. The DA never had intention of seeking the death penalty.Read more
Shop Amazon Devices – $10 off Certified Refurbished Echo Dot—$29.99 for a limited time UPDATE 08/16/18: #verdict2 #MurderOfSheldonPrawl Today in Onslow County Superior Court, Carleton Davis, age 38, was found guilty (convicted) of second-degree murder and felony concealment of a death bearing sentence to serve a total of 38-48 years in prison. Earlier this year, Richard Grady Jackson issued aRead more