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Archive for March, 2013

Citizen’s tip leads to drug bust

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A citizen’s tip led to an investigation and drug bust of three men including one recently released inmate.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that possible drug activity was going to take place with Vasthi Baptist, who was recently released from the New Hanover County Detention Facility.

The Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Detectives began their investigation of Baptist. Detectives observed him getting into a gold Nissan sedan. They decided to investigate further when they saw two other men in the vehicle begin to move around.

When detectives approached the car, the men tried to swallow packages. Officers quickly detained the three men and began to search them.

20 bags of heroin were recovered from Sharif Craig, one bag was recovered from Baptist and the driver, Hezekiah Nixon IV was in possession of 29 bags of heroin and 16 bags of marijuana.

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Craig Thomas to be back on the radio with Christian morning show

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Long-time radio personality Craig Thomas will soon be on the airwaves again. He will join the Carolina Christian Radio morning show with Jim Stephens on Life 90.5.

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Dog taken into custody after allegedly attacking police horses

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Animal Control took a dog into custody Wednesday and charged its owner with a citation after the dog allegedly injured a horse.

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Authority unveils $16 million update to Creekwood

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The name of the housing project can carry a stigma because its associated with high crime

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Creekwood South celebrates its grand reopening

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

A crowd gathered at Creekwood South Friday morning to celebrate its grand reopening.

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