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Archive for December, 2011

Case against Soles likely to be continued

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Former state senator R.C. Soles is scheduled to be in court Friday in Tabor City.

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Teen arrested after clerk turns tables during robbery attempt

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — For the second time in the last month, a store clerk turned the tables on a would-be robber.

Employees at A&J Food Mart on Princess Place Drive say a man entered the store just after 4 a.m. with his face covered. They say he tried to pull a gun out his pocket, but failed. That’s when one of the workers pulled out a handgun, which sent the suspect running away.

Police caught Jaquan Izhmell Martin, 17, in the woods near some train tracks nearby. Martin is charged with attempted armed robbery. He is in the New Hanover County Jail under $30,000 bond.

This arrest less than a month after a clerk at another convenience store shot a robber who pulled a gun on him/

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Clerk pulls gun on would-be armed robber

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

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House burns at 5th & Meares in Wilmington

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Traffic is blocked at 5th and Meares Streets in Wilmington as firefighters battle a house fire.

The Wilmington Fire Department says it is working to bring the fire at 1019 S. 5th Street under control.

WFD says the people who live in the house got out safely, and there are no reports of injuries.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will have more updates later on wwaytv3.com and WWAY NewsChannel 3 starting at 5 p.m.

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Clerk pulls gun of would-be armed robber

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

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