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Thursday Feb 16 | via Courier-Tribune
"I want to thank everyone for their involvement and cooperation during this investigation," Roberson said in a press release. "This situation was rapidly evolving and covered multiple jurisdictional areas. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 14 | via Anson Record
It's a stormy time in our society: Officer-involved shootings have led to protests and riots; we've experienced one of the most divisive elections in the nation's history; and a growing number of lawsuits are pending between North Carolina's legislative and executive branches of government. According to N.C. Rep. Craig Horn, R-Union, the answer begins with civil discourse. Comment?
Saturday Feb 4 | via KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
Two Scottsbluff men accused of scamming a local woman out of an estimated $33,000 plus a $2,500 pickup are both charged with felony theft by deception. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via HeraldSun.com
The Chapel Hill police are expanding their use of body cameras, while a new state law limiting who can see the footage has Carrboro reconsidering the equipment. The Chapel Hill Police Department has 14 downtown foot and bike patrol officers using cameras and plans to add 58 more cameras in the next month or two, Lt. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 1 | via HeraldSun.com
Diojennea Tharrington, 20, of Rocky Mount has been arrested in Rocky Mount and charged with murder in connection with the April 4, 2016 fatal shooting of Spencer Garrett Harrison, 21, of Durham. In addition to murder, she is facing charges of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit murder and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 31 | via WBTV
An Alamance County man arrested and charged last week with the October 2016 kidnapping and rape of an 11-year-old is now facing more charges after new indictments were returned on Monday, Alamance County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Randy Jones said. Greg Daniel Overman's arrest came months after a little girl was kidnapped. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 31 | via Burlington Times News
The man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a girl at a school bus stop in October has been indicted on those charges. Greg Daniel Overman, 39, of 128 Second St., Haw River, was arrested Jan. 23 after DNA evidence linked him to the crime, the Alamance County Sheriff's Office says. Comment?
Sunday Jan 22 | via The Galveston County Daily News
It's easy to get annoyed with people like Phillip Turner. After all, Turner on Nov. 4 last year was looking for trouble and complained when he found it. Comment?
Sunday Jan 22 | via Watauga Democrat
ARREST: Joseph Thomas Wargo, 37, of 217 Edgecliff Lane, Unit 8, Boone, was arrested and charged with obtaining property by false pretense and financial card theft. Wargo was issued a $10,000 secured bond and a Feb. 9 court date. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via WBTV
Police in Carrboro have charged a man in the 2015 stabbing death of a 56-year-old man whose body was found in his apartment. Carrboro police told local media outlets on Friday that 32-year-old Tory Amyr Pope of Chapel Hill was charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via Rediff.com
As Americans welcomed Donald Trump as their 45th President, police arrested nearly 100 protesters involved in "vandalism," blocks away from the venue for his inauguration celebrations, marred by sporadic violence and clashes between masked protesters and police. Image: A limousine set on fire by protestors while demonstrating against US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the inaugural parade. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via WRAL.com
Tory Amyr Pope, 32, was charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery in the Dec. 26 death of Todd Richardson. Richardson, 56, was found dead in a home at 101 N.C. Highway 54 by police responding to a request to check on him. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via HeraldSun.com
Tory Amyr Pope, 32, of Chapel Hill, was charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery for an incident that occurred in December 2015. Carrboro Police responded to a well-being complaint at 101 N.C. 54 on Dec. 26, 2015, and discovered Todd Richardson, 56, deceased. Comment?
Friday Jan 20 | via WCHL-AM Chapel Hill
A Chapel Hill man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a December 2015 death in Carrboro. Carrboro Police said in a release Friday morning that 32-year-old Tory Amyr Pope was arrested on Thursday and charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Comment?
Jan 13, 2017 | via HeraldSun.com
Police spokesman Wil Glenn said police were called to a report of a shooting on the street at 7:57 p.m. Thursday and found a dead adult male. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Investigator E. Ortiz at 919-560-4440, ext. Comment?
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