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Wednesday | The Robesonian

Task force to battle sweepstakes op...

With the proliferation of sweepstakes parlors across Scotland County despite the establishments' tenuous legal footing, law enforcement has teamed up with Hoke County authorities to create a task force that will investigate and prosecute illegal establishments, District Attorney Kristy Newton announced Thursday in a statement.

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Related Topix: Scotland County, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Carolina, Laurinburg, NC, Raeford, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WRAL.com

Two more charged in slaying of St. Pauls man

Dejour Peterson and Della Locklear, both 17 and a couple from Raeford, were each charged with first-degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony conspiracy, assault with a deadly weapon and larceny of a motor vehicle.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, Raeford, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WRAL.com

Two charged in kidnapping, death of St. Pauls man

Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said in a statement Sunday that Tayvon Joseph McMillan was lured to the Somerset subdivision off Hobson Road in Raeford on April 4 and attacked by several people before he taken to Fort Bragg, where he was killed.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, Raeford, NC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WMBF

NCDOT awards $2.5 million to resurface Scotland Co. roads

The $2.5 million contract to resurface more than 22 miles of roads in Scotland and Hoke counties, includes a section of N.C. 20 and eight sections of secondary roads, according to a press release issued by NCDOT.

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Related Topix: Scotland County, NC

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Robesonian

Couple charged with selling crack, ...

A gun and about 26.2 grams of both crack and powder cocaine was found in the home of a couple that was arrested Friday morning for illegal drug activity, according to the Scotland County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Scotland County, NC, Gibson, NC

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