Tag Archives: Sneads Ferry

Two ECU students killed in a fatal car crash and one from Sneads Ferry

A fatal car crash in Charleston, SC on Friday killed two East Carolina University (ECU) students, as well as the driver of another car and seriously injured two more students, officials said Saturday. One student in the crash was one of Onslow’s own from Sneads Ferry, NC, 18-year-old James Edwin Stanley “Beau”. Shea Crothers, 22, of 17 Avenue F, Charlotte,

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OCSO Drug Enforcement Unit lead investigation to a Verona man and Sneads Ferry woman’s arrest for heroin, marijuana and cash

In early 2019, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation after developing information about a Verona subject that was distributing heroin. On March 31, 2019 the investigation concluded after a traffic stop was conducted on Thomas Walter Spivey. Spivey resisted arrest after (1) gram of heroin, (5) bindles of heroin, (6.3) grams of marijuana, $1,125 in US

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Jacksonville senior found in waterway Sunday afternoon off Hwy 172 back gate bridge

On Sat. March 9, 2019, the Sheriff Office was dispatched to a report of a vehicle left parked on top of the 172 bridge near the back gate of Camp Lejeune around 7p.m. A check of the victims home revealed that he was missing and family members reported that he had been depressed. The vehicle was left unsecured with the

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Sneads Ferry couple sentenced to 31 to 47 years for rape of a child and exploitation

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 a

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Salty Sistas give back beyond their food truck in the first week

We often see new businesses open and come with a community motivated pitch of supporting those who support them, giving back to the community and all the bells and whistles but we never see the fruits of their labor as marketed. Well, Salty Sistas food truck has put their money where their mouth is, well technically, other mouths are. Their

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Fraud suspects sought by JPD for numerous accounts across the city and county

(02/25/19)- The Jacksonville Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the men in the attached photographs. There are four photos. They are wanted in the questioning of numerous frauds reported in the City and County. They were last seen driving an Infinity Q60 two door coupe type vehicle. If you know the identity of these subjects please contact

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Selma man arrested in Onslow for hurricane repair fraud in Sneads Ferry

A man has been arrested for defrauding a homeowner for hurricane-related repairs that were not performed. On January 18, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office uniformed patrol deputies responded to a residence on Capps Street in Sneads Ferry for a report that a man hired to do work after Hurricane Florence never completed any of the repairs. The victim gave the

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Grappo found guilty of involuntary manslaughter among drug related charges

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,

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Sheriff’s office seeks help finding missing and possibly endangered Onslow County Woman #TorrieRohling #UPDATED #FoundSafe

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services 717 Court Street ∙Jacksonville, NC 28540 (910) 989-4055 or (910) 989-4070 RELEASE DATE: 12/21/2018 MISSING PERSONS UPDATE Torrie Rohling has been located out of state, spoken with local law enforcement officials, and no longer considered missing and endangered. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of those who called in tips and shared

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

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 jury

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Halloween Safety Tips Onslow County 2018

The Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller released in a press release today, 2018 Halloween safety tips and hours for 10/31/18. HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS 2018 From Sheriff Hans Miller: On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 between the hours of 5:00-pm – 8:30pm, our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise

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Triggerman sentenced in 2014 murder of Elmer Hudler today

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 his

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Update on Hurricane Florence – Important Info and Phone Numbers from Sen. Thom Tillis this week.

Friends and Neighbors, Parts of North Carolina are seeing an unprecedented amount of rainfall that is causing extremely dangerous situations. Please continue to listen to emergency officials and take the necessary steps to keep you and your family safe. North Carolina has already been granted a Major Disaster Declaration and Public Health Emergency Declaration to streamline recovery and rescue efforts,

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Murder Mayhem Series Vol.1 No.2: Son of slain Elmer Hudler trial soon to begin

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.

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Fatal Lovers Quarrel in Sneads Ferry.

A killer love triangle left one man dead in Sneads Ferry, NC on Wednesday night after being shot by a woman’s estranged husband in their home, the husband now facing a murder charge. Local citizens and neighbors of Sneads Ferry took to Facebook Wednesday night expressing concerns of hearing gunshots in the Harbor Point RV community of Sneads Ferry around

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