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Archive for September, 2013

Seahawks extend win streak to three

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Sophomore Katrina Guillou scored in the 10th minute and freshman Lissa Rahkola made four saves to record her first career shutout as UNCW defeated Coastal Carolina, 1-0, in collegiate women's soccer action Thursday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

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Authorities searching for Kure Beach swimmer

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The swimmer is described as a white female wearing a dark two-piece bathing suit

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Deputies searching for two suspects involved in assault and robbery

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC, (WWAY) — Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are looking for two suspects who robbed and assaulted a man early Saturday morning.

The victim met the two, who are described a white male and a white female, at Jay’s Bar and Restaurant in Little River. They were seen leaving the bar around 2:46 a.m. The victim recalls leaving the bar with the two and going to his residence on Bay Tree Drive in Little River.

The three then left the residence in the suspect’s vehicle around 3:00 a.m. Somewhere between 3:00 a.m and 6:00 a.m, the victim was pulled from the vehicle in the Project Road area in Ash, beaten and robbed of all his belongings, including his clothes.

The male suspect is described as a white male, slim to average build, mid-twenties with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a hat with a white front and dark blue or back, with Word Mark logo on the bill, a blue shirt and jeans.

The female is described as a white female, average to heavy set, also early to mid-twenties, with shoulder length wavy black or dark brown hair, wearing a blue jean skirt, black top, and red high heels. She also may have had a tattoo on her shoulder.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Josh Smith at 910-880-5138 or Ronald Clarke at 910-386-7080.


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Feds end search for gang member near Mayfaire

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Law enforcement has ended their search near Mayfaire for a suspect who ran while they were trying to serve warrants.

Bob Becker, Resident Agent in Charge with the US Department of Homeland Security says the warrants are part of a Immigrations and Custom Enforcement case.

Investigators say they were trying to serve warrants on two men who are known members of the MS13 gang. Becker says they took one of the men into custody, but another took off. He says the man they are looking for is Hispanic and has been deported a number of times.

Becker says the suspect is not believed to be armed. The search is now focused on woods behind Regal Mayfaire Cinemas.

Around 2:30 p.m., officers released a perimeter set up in a neighborhood behind the Harris Teeter in Mayfaire. Lockdowns at nearby schools were also ended.


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MAYFAIRE SEARCH LATEST: Sources say search could last into the night

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Law enforcement agents are searching for a suspect around the Mayfaire and Landfall area, according to a spokesperson with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

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