Harnett County Newswire

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  1. Drake Landing allowed to operate gun rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The late night decision comes after two days of debate over whether to grant the northern Harnett County farm a conditional use permit to operate the shooting range.

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  2. Sanford no longer backing frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Independent Weekly

    ... he is an incumbent in a conservative area, Stone is trailing a relatively unknown Democratic challenger, Harnett County farmer and drilling opponent Brad Salmon, according to at least one internal strategy poll cited by Politics N.C. "[People] don't ...

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  3. Feds file charges against Dunn man after Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WRAL.com

    - A federal grand jury in Raleigh this week indicted a Harnett County man on three charges stemming from accusations that sent a threatening message through Facebook to a witnesses in a drug trial. Court documents allege Justin Ontario Pressley, 28, ...

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  4. Helicopters, assault vehicles and more: The federal arsenal in the hands of local law enforcementRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Independent Weekly

    ... helicopters, Orange got two combat assault tactical wheeled vehicles. And in 2013, their counterparts in Harnett County procured extreme cold weather parkas, even though the all-time record low of minus 4 degrees occurred nearly 30 years ago. Long ...

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  5. Police are looking for missing runaway teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    The Goldsboro Police Department is asking for the community's help in finding a missing Florida teen who might be in Wayne County. Cierra Faye Smith, 14, of Sarasota County, Fla., is possibly in Wayne or Harnett County, authorities said....

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  6. Haugh: Militarization of police made Ferguson inevitableRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Examiner.com

    ... there are about 400 police agencies that have received military weapons from this program. A few months ago, Harnett County Sheriff Larry Rollins bragged about his "shiny new mine resistant armored vehicle" on Facebook, Haugh said. "Of course, the ...

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  7. Harnett County man pleads guilty to making child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | News Observer

    Bailey Joe Mills, 34, was arrested January 5 after detectives began investigating Facebook messages between him and a 12-year-old girl regarding payment for sex, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

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  8. With third strike, Sanford sex offender faces life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WRAL.com

    - A Harnett County man who pleaded guilty to a charge of manufacturing child pornography has earned his third strike for sex offenses and faces a sentence of 35 years to life. Bailey Joe Mills' most recent arrest came in June, when he was named as ...

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  9. Family blames Taser use for loved one's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | The Smithfield Herald

    Relatives of a Harnett County man think the Smithfield Police Department's use of a Taser contributed to his death.

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  10. Silver Alert issued for Harnett County womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | WRAL.com

    ... aring a dark shirt and pants. Anyone with information regarding Holland's whereabouts is asked to contact the Harnett County Sheriff's Office at 910-893-9111.

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  11. North Carolina Sheriff Encourages Armed CitizenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | AmmoLand

    ... to instantly " beam " law enforcement into the heart of an emergency isn't quite there yet, and on Monday, Harnett County Sheriff Larry Rollins acknowledged this reality. During a public discussion on a recent spike in crime rates, the Sheriff ...

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  12. Sheriff Tells County Residents To Arm Themselves In Wake Of Recent ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | CBS Local

    The sheriff of Harnett County is telling residents to arm themselves due to a recent spike in violence in the area due to gangs.

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  13. North Carolina Sheriff: Arm Yourselves to Protect Your FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | AmmoLand

    On August 4 2014, Sheriff Larry Rollins of Harnett County in North Carolina said he always carries a gun-even off-duty-to protect himself and his family, and he wants citizens of the county to adopt the same habit.

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  14. North Carolina Sheriff's Response to Explosion in Violent Crime ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | TheBlaze.com

    Responding to an explosion in violent crime in Harnett County, North Carolina, Sheriff Larry Rollins told about 130 residents at a community meeting on Monday that they need to "be able to take care of business" until police arrive.

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  15. Harnett sherriff says armed citizens might help deter crime waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | News Observer

    Addressing a recent uptick in crime, Harnett County sheriff Larry Rollins told residents at a community meeting to start arming themselves to battle what he said was gang- and drug-related violence, ABC11 Eyewitness News reported.

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  16. Harnett sheriff says citizens should arm themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Burlington Times News

    The sheriff of Harnett County is telling residents to start arming themselves in light of what he describes as a recent spike of violent crime.

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  17. Harnett County Sheriff Says Citizens Should Arm ThemselvesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The sheriff of Harnett County is telling residents to start arming themselves in light of what he describes as a recent spike of violent crime.

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  18. N.C. sheriff urges residents to arm themselves amid crime spikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Washington Times

    ... sheriff is urging residents to arm themselves amid a recent spike in gang and drug violence in the area. Harnett County Sheriff Larry Rollins told a crowd Monday night at the Spring Hill United Methodist Church that there has been an explosion of ...

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  19. NC Sheriff Offered Some Good Advice To Citizens Amid Crime WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Daily Caller

    ... they should too. "When I am out with my family, even though I am a cop, I don't go anywhere without a gun," Harnett County sheriff Larry Rollins told the crowd, gathered at Spring Hill United Methodist church, according to WTVD . "I mean it's sad we ...

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  20. 'Team work' leads to felony arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | The Sampson Independent

    Sampson Sheriff's officials are touting last week's arrest of a 46-year-old Autryville man on an insurance fraud charge as an example of how partnerships between local and state agencies can make a difference in the fight against crime.

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