Several people have been arrested on felony drug charges after the conclusion of “Operation Royal Taken Down.” On Wed. May 22, 2019, investigators with the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit investigated the criminal activity of Aryan Kings Gang members in and around the Sneads Ferry Community of Onslow County. Members of the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Crime ReductionRead more
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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
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
Hillsborough PD are seeking the public’s help locating 24-year-old Elijah Rashad Dobson for a shooting incident, firing into an occupied car occurred on South Churton Street near the intersection of Cardinal Drive. Officers responded at about 5:30 p.m. and located a victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to and remains in an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. An infant in the victim’s vehicle was unharmed and has since been returned to her mother. The suspect is known to frequent the Raleigh and Durham areas.Read more
Spartanburg PD and Spartanburg Co. Sheriff’s Office made an arrest this month in a 24-year-long string of cases that began as far back as 1995. 13-incidents with 12 victims of criminal sexual conduct or attempted criminal sexual conduct. The detectives finally saw a break in solving who the serial suspect was by DNA evidence that was analyzed by SLED giving a hit. All victims were white females, ages ranging from 14-51 years old. The accused never formed a specific pattern of targeting. A first court date has not been set yet for this suspect.Read 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
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office announced in a press release there was an made an arrest this week for felony cruelty to animals. On March 29th an Animal Service Unit investigator went to a home located at 444 Horn Rd. at the request of the owner of a dog who had passed away. The owner, Leigh West, learned fromRead more
(WILMINGTON, NC –) Two Wilmington men are facing armed robbery, breaking and entering and assault charges for violent acts over the weekend. Witnesses say the men robbed a homeless family at the AmeriStay Inn on Market Street and then robbed a couple in the parking lot of the Golden Corral on New Centre Drive just before 7pm on Friday, theRead more
An Onslow County man is in jail for robbing and assaulting his mother. On February 20, 2019, Onslow County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Kinston Hwy in Richlands for a report of a domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, the victim reported that her son, Matthew Scott Ramsey assaulted her after she didn’t give him money. Ramsey then robbed her atRead more
EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: 9-11 Call for 1-year-old Torrance Adams Wake-Med reports suspected abuse by moms boyfriend
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
UPDATE 2/13/19: Wilmington Police arrested Courtnay Danielle Lawrence, 21, Tuesday evening. Lawrence is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, felony hit and run and driving without a license. The investigation into a hit and run revealed Lawrence intentionally attempted to strike a pedestrian, who is the father of her four children, and did strike the pedestrian with whom heRead 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.
Jacksonville, NC woman charged with numerous felonious child abuse and drug charges after strangulation of her minor six-year-old stepdaughter caused serious physical injury.Read more