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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On Friday, May 31, 2019, Eddie David Lewis Jr. was found guilty of two counts of Statutory Rape of a Child by an Adult and one count of Indecent Liberties with a Child. The Honorable Judge Phyllis M. Gorham sentenced the defendant to two consecutive active sentences of a minimum of 300 months and a maximum of 420 months inRead more
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
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
Wilbur Leon Farrior, 58-years-old, previously of 120 Vinka Street, Maple Hill was arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit on November 2, 2017 and charged with the following criminal offenses: Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Possession Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Manufacturing Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Sale Trafficking Opium/Heroin by Delivery Manufacturing Schedule II Controlled Substance Sell Schedule II Controlled Substance Delivery ScheduleRead more
On March 4, 2019 in Onslow Superior Court, Matthew Maynard and Diane McCracken Maynard each pled guilty to one count of rape of a child and one count of 1st degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Judge Phyllis Gorham of New Hanover County sentenced each of these co-defendants to consecutive sentences of a minimum of 300 months (25Y) and aRead more
Bradley Wayne Burgess, 28-years-old of Nine Mile Road in Richlands was arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit on November 2, 2017 and charged with: Possession with Intent to Manufacture/Sell/Deliver Methamphetamine Manufacture Methamphetamine (2) Counts Sell/Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance Felony Conspiracy Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Today in Onslow County superior court, Burgess was convicted after a two-and-a-halfRead more
Man sentenced to serve a minimum of 444 months and max of 714 months for sex crimes against children.
On Feb. 7, 2019, Harvey Lee Essary, Jr. was found guilty of statutory rape of a minor, 2nd degree forcible rape, 2nd degree forcible sexual offense, and 3 counts of statutory rape of a person 13, 14, or 15 years of age. Superior Court Judge Charles H. Henry sentenced the defendant to consecutive active sentences of a minimum of 300Read more
Concluding almost two weeks of court proceedings and over two hours of jury deliberations Monday in Onslow County Superior Court, Josh Grappo was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Joseph Allen. Additionally, several drug related charges, such as: sell of fentanyl, deliver fentanyl and possession with intent to sell and deliver fentanyl for his actions on June 23,Read more
Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 in Onslow County district court Gerald Dewayne Jackson, age 23, owner of a blog formerly known as “News in Onslow” and a recent name change to “The North Carolina Beat”, was found guilty in a cyberstalking case against a Jacksonville man, his wife. This man and his family have experienced attacks online via live streams onRead 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
In an official press release from the Onslow County District Attorney, Ernie Lee a Sneads Ferry man was sentenced to serve a minimum of 70 months and a maximum of 93 months in m multiple drug related charges. (PRESS RELEASE) On May 2, 2018, Charles Edgar Pratt was found guilty by a jury in Onslow Superior Court for the offensesRead more