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Archive for March, 2013

Pender animal shelter fails state inspection

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Pender County Animal Shelter has failed a state inspection after an inspector found sick cats, worn dog kennels and poor sanitation.

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DWI checkpoint stops nearly 20 drunk drivers

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

A DWI checkpoint in Wilmington this weekend netted nearly 20 DWI offenders while nabbing several people for other charges.

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Marshal’s bust two for heroin

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC. (WWAY) – Two suspected drug dealers are behind bars after a Friday night drug bust.

The US Marshal’s Task Force apprehended 20-year-old Devante Quashawn Bloodworth, for possession with intent to sell or deliver heroin and selling heroine within 1000 feet of a school.

When Bloodworth was arrested, investigators saw additional narcotics in the residence and as a result, Bloodworth now faces additional charges.

19-year-old Shatavia Olivia Thomas was also arrested and charged with trafficking in heroin and related drug offenses, as well as misdemeanor child abuse.

Bloodworth and Thomas both remain in custody at the New Hanover County Detention Facility.

Bloodworth is being held under $120,100 bond, and Thomas’s bond is $50,000.

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NC Black Film Festival Wraps in Wilmington

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

The North Carolina Black Film Festival wrapped up in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon.

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Thousands of runners hit the street for Wrightsville Beach Marathon

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

More than 2,000 runners from California to New York hit the street near Wrightsville Beach Sunday morning for the Quintiles Full and Half Marathon.

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