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Wake crime – June 3, 2014

Reported June 13-18. All arrests made by law enforcement personnel in Wake County. Falls •Larceny from a vehicle was reported in a parking area on the 1300 block of Wellwater Court, Raleigh, in Falls. June 17, 8:09 a.m. •Betty Atkins Bland, 73, 2040 Hornbeck Court, Raleigh, in...
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On Patrol: Gang member apprehended, drug crimes halted

By Clellie Allen ZEBULON — Interagency cooperation helped the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office get a reported armed Crip gang member off the street and back into custody after he fled his Alamance County house arrest Saturday. Tyler Edward Worth, 22, was on electronically...

Rolesville police reports – June 3, 2014

Arrests •James Daniel Leonard, 26, 1858 White Level Road, Louisburg, was arrested by Rolesville Police at Purnell Road and Capital Boulevard and charged with possession of heroin, driving while impaired and possession of drug paraphernalia. June 28, 1:50 a.m. Inciden...

Franklin County sheriff’s reports – June 3, 2014

Reported June 19-30 Arrests •Gary Bullock, 50, 75/79 Eaves St., Lot 7, Henderson, and  Angela Denise Brown, 44, 671-A Highland Ave., Henderson, were arrested on West River Road near May Road and charged with larceny. They were taken to the Franklin County jail and held on $2,500...

Neighborly act stops robbery

By Clellie Allen WAKE FOREST — A quick-thinking, alert neighbor saved one Heritage family the heartache of coming home and finding their belongings gone. Helen Bertelli and family were away from home when she got word her house was being broken into. “We are in the car …...

Youngsville police reports – June 3, 2014

Reported June 22-30 Arrests •Timothy Bryan Hogan, 21, 320 N. Nassau St., was arrested on Winston Street June 29, 11:12 a.m. for larceny. Assistant Chief M. Thomas pulled Hogan over after checking his Franklinton vehicle license plate and finding a preexisting warrant for...

Charter schools should operate publicly

To the editor: The North Carolina General Assembly is debating changes to the North Carolina public records requirements for charter schools. Franklin Academy supports efforts to make charter schools’ financial records, ethics requirements of board members and other financial or...

Lawmakers: This isn’t medical marijuana

As state legislators debated allowing the use of an extract from marijuana plants to treat seizure disorders over the past couple of weeks, it was evident that social conservatives — there are many of them in the General Assembly — felt a tinge of unease about it, even as almost...

Missing the budget forest for all the sniping in the trees

Most of the talk in Raleigh these days is about the sniping between House and Senate leaders as lawmakers try to come up with a final budget agreement. This week House Speaker Thom Tillis joined Governor Pat McCrory on the lawn of the governor’s mansion to tout a new proposal by...