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Violent Crimes Contents 2014
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The NRA has provided generations of Americans with programs focused on safety, education and responsibility.violent crime or crime of violence is a crime in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim. This entails both crimes in which the violent act is the objective, such as murder, as well as crimes in which violence is the means to an end, such as robbery. Violent crimes include crimes committed with and without weapons. With the exception of rape (which accounts for 6% of all violent crimes), males are the primary victims of all forms of violent crime
Our Gallery - Violent Crimes - The Accused By Columbus County Citizens or Law Enforcement
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Gallery - Violent Crimes 2014 - The Accused By Columbus County Citizens or Law Enforcement
Homicide took place January 1, 2014
|Tony Carey Arthur, 36, of Whiteville, pleaded to attempted first-degree murder,possession of a firearm by a felon and assault with a deadly weapon Monday, Nov. 18, in Superior Court and sentenced to 192 to 240 months in prison.|
|Allison Shane Holden, 41, of Will Inman Rd., Tabor City. was convicted in May, 1996 of second degree murder.|
The state let him out and now he is hurting others. Accused now with assault on a female with Intent to Kill November 8, 2013
|Christopher Shawn Frione, 29 of Whiteville, has been arrested on charges of murder and robbery in connection with the shooting death of Mr Lee Travis Wright, age 20, from Beaverdam, on Tuesday, October. 8, 2013|
|Darrius Hunter, 20, of Whiteville, has been arrested on charges of murder and robbery in connection with the shooting death of Mr Lee Travis Wright, age 20, from Beaverdam, on Tuesday, October. 8, 2013|
|Christopher Lee Byrd|
Charged with second degree kidnapping, breaking and entering, and larceny during a break in while a woman was in the house in Tabor City, N.C. Wednesday AM 9/11/2013 apprehended by the Tabor City Police Department.
|Devin Scott |
Charged with assault with serious body injury, simple assault, and breaking and entering on a gentle 60 year old man who was guilty of doing a good dead and helping a homeless woman with a home
August 25, 2013
|Jerry Lee Moore Jr. |
faces life in prison for the shooting death of Samuel Odell Hampton III, age 24.
Mr. Hampton was shot and killed outside the Hideaway nightclub in Bolton in
| Lloyd Buffkin |
was arrested for hitting and killing a driver on Hwy 74 while running from a robbery. He pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday. He will spend over 20 years in prison. July 19-2013
Shooting into an occupied dwelling
arrested and accused of shooting into a home while several people were inside, including a little baby.
|Craig Eugene Ritter |
Charged: six counts of attempted murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling, damage to property, burglary, and possession of a weapon while in the commission of a violent crime.
|Torres Montey Newkirk |
Charged First Degree Murder
It was reported by the W.P.D. that Mr. Newkirk shot and killed Josh Williams in the Brookberry Park Apartments parking lot a little after 7:00 p.m.
|John Owens Jacobs, 42 |
Bladen County 7-5-2013
has been charged with two counts of first degree rape of a child under the age of 13 and one count of first degree sex offense of a child.
Assault - deadly weapon
She faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Happened 01-12-02
|Kenneth Gray Ford,|
is accused of robbing men who were delivering a pizza from Papa John’s, Zeko’s and Pizza Hut in February and March,
| Charles Little July16-2013 Fighting at Sandy Ridge Apartment Cherry Little hits Blanks from behind, breaking his jaw, fracturing his skull on both sides, and busting his eardrum now he faces charges of assault with serious injury and common law robbery.|
|Montrell Cherry July16-2013|
Fighting at Sandy Ridge Apartment complex in Whiteville last month was caught on camera and posted to Facebook Now he faces charges of assault with serious injury and common law robbery
| Mitchel Brown |
Former elementary school counselor from Columbus County has now been indicted by a Federal Grand Jury on many charges
| Marquice A. Antone|
16 years old
First Degree Murder in the
Indictments on April 13 for shooting death of Keith Douglas Gachett, 44, in the victim’s Hallsboro home.
|Jeffry Scott Brown, 32 |
accused of robbing a pizza woman on main street Tabor City of $35.00 at knife point .
charged with armed robbery, resisting police,and assault on a government official.
December 16, 2013
|Amanda Christine Calhoun, 27, Pleasant Plains Church Road, Whiteville, charged on indictments by a grand jury with accessory after the fact of murder, accessory after the fact of attempted murder, and accessory after the fact of armed robbery. 11-12-2013|
|Jonathan Ferrel Baldwin attempted to rob the Family Dollar Store located on South Madison Street, in Whiteville NC, on Sunday November 3, 2013. He walked to the store forcible placing a gun to the chest of a clerk, and demanding money|
|Demoncrick Hunter, 23, of Whiteville, has been arrested on charges of murder and robbery in connection with the shooting death of Mr Lee Travis Wright, age 20, from Beaverdam, on Tuesday, October. 8, 2013|
|Brandon Hamer has been charged with assault on a government official and resisting a public officer. He is accused of grabbed Deputy Scott Collins around the throat and his neck while the deputy was arresting|
|Dehundra Antone Spearman, 21, has been charged with 1st degree murder. Rasheed Cherry, 23, who was shot five times in Chadbourn Friday Augus 9, has died. Cherry was shot several times in the chest, abdomen and elbow.|
| Phiffany Bellamy of Whiteville was charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. She has been charged with the murder of Derrick Howard. It also has been reported that her five year old child was a witness to the incident |
|Kenneth DaShawn Williams 16 years old|
First Degree Murder in the
Indictments on April 13 for shooting death of Keith Douglas Gachett, 44, in the victim’s Hallsboro home
Assault - accused of strangled his wife to the point where she passed out. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. Arrested for assault by strangulation, parole violation and fleeing to elude arrest.
|Jason Todd Richardson|
Assault - voluntary manslaughter
Has been charged in the death of a Tabor City native Jimmy Griffin while he was serving a life sentence
|Dashad Deleon Maultsby|
Charged with Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
Assault on a female, Felony fleeing to elude arrest, and resisting arrest.
| Danny Ray Duncan, 63, pleaded guilty to willfully depriving a pretrial detainee of his constitutional right not to be deprived of liberty without due process of law by placing a detainee at risk of serious harm|
|Santonio Jenrette |
Columbus County Jury has found him guilty of murder.
He was sentenced Wednesday to life without parole.
Murder Tabor City 02-24-12
Police say Hemingway went back inside, got a knife and stabbed her boyfriend. He was dead by the time police arrived.In court she received seven to ten years behind bars for killing him.
|Dion Durhan Gore, 26|
is accused of firing a
223-caliber assault rifle from West Sixth Street into Grace Street ( Tabor City ) with the intent to kill Christopher Stanley just before 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 12,
|Ricky Lapoleon Cooper was picked up in Horry County. He was returned to Columbus County Law Enforcement and was charged with murder, kidnapping, and conspiracy to commit robbery during the Christmas day murder of Antonio Segovia, age 51|
|Napoleon Richard Cooper, 32, was arrested at his home in Tabor City. He was charged with murder, kidnapping, and conspiracy to commit robbery during the Christmas day murder of Antonio Segovia, age 51|
|John Avery Cumbee Jailed in Columbus County for the murder of his wife 12 years ago. Investigators found Angela Cumbee's body on her bedroom floor with a single gunshot wound to her head.|
| Loyed Thomas Buffkin|
Robbery suspect fleeing caused an auto crash that killed Joye Campbell, 56, from Chadbourn. All this for $ 500.00, there is much more to this story.