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Archive for August, 2013

Brunswick County deputy arrested

Friday, August 23rd, 2013


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC, (WWAY) — A deputy with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s office has been arrested.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Timothy Paul Caulder for two counts of solicit crimes against nature (oral sex), two counts of solicit for prostitution, and one count of willful fail discharge duties.

According to a news release, the charges are a result of a two week internal investigation by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Standards who referred the investigation to the Drug Enforcement Unit.

Sheriff John Ingram says, “We, as law enforcement officers, are not above the law. We will not tolerate anyone from this agency to abuse their position.”

Caulder was hired as a detention center deputy in December, 2011 and was promoted to a road deputy in August, 2012.

Caulder was terminated immediately, and is being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $2,500 bond.

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Hagan awaiting review of voter ID law

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

A day after the U.S. Justice Department filed suit to block a Texas voter ID law, U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan said she is waiting on Attorney General Eric Holder to respond to her plea for similar action against here.

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Columbus Co. man honored for years of public service

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

It was a big surprise for a longtime resident of Columbus County. Tabor City resident Jack Miller was suppose to make some comments about one of the town's residents, but instead of having the chance to talk about her, Miller found out he was the one being honored.

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Preliminary autopsy shows man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

A man was found deceased on Carolina Beach Friday morning in the 400 block of Carolina Beach Avenue.

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DA: officers’ actions justified in DWI checkpoint shooting incident

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The investigation into officers involved in a DWI checkpoint shooting in Leland earlier this summer reveals their actions were justified, according to District Attorney Jon David.

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