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Archive for August, 2013

Man described as one of city’s worst offenders back in jail

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A man Wilmington’s police chief called one of the city’s worst offenders earlier this month is back behind bars.

Police arrested Rashawn Hines last night on a felony probation violation, and he was booked in to the New Hanover County Jail at 9 p.m., according to the jail staff. Hines is in custody under $500,000 bond.

Earlier this month Police Chief Ralph Evangelous criticized a visiting judge for releasing Hines from jail after he’d been held for a probation violation. Evangelous called Hines one of the city’s worst offenders and blamed him for gun violence that occurred shortly after his release. That led to a meeting with police, prosecutors and probation officers about what information is needed for such cases.

In an ONLY ON 3 interview, Hines told WWAY NewsChannel 3 he had been arrested on “a bogus charge.” He also said he had nothing to do with any recent shootings.

Stay with WWAY NewsChannel 3 for more on this developing story.

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Wilmington man faces burglary charge

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

A Wilmington man was arrested Thursday after police found him in possession of stolen property

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Armed robbery reported on Darlington Avenue

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The men were in the 300 block of Darlington Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Thursday after leaving Courts & Sports Bar & Grill.

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Wilmington police probe home invasion

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Wilmington police are investigating a home invasion Wednesday morning

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UNCW sees slow, steady recovery from athletic deficit

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

New budget accounts for scholarship, facility needs

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