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Granville Sheriff: Human remains found in burning vehicle

From staff reports
| October 22, 2021

OXFORD — Authorities are seeking leads after finding human remains inside a burning vehicle last wee...

Paul Thomas Keith

Creedmoor man known for charity work faces child-sex charges

From staff reports
| October 21, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A local man who for decades collected Christmas gifts for disadvantaged kids is facing f...

Police say the silver car shown in this surveillance image was seen outside the Christian Faith Center warehouse in Creedmoor two days before a Sept. 26 break-in. The car could be a four-door Mini Cooper or a similar model vehicle.

Police: Thieves used U-Haul to loot Creedmoor church warehouse

From staff reports
| October 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police say thieves cased the Christian Faith Center’s warehouse, then returned two days ...

Authorities released surveillance footage of two suspects from a Belk store in Raleigh were a stolen credit card was used. Contributed photo

Credit card stolen from Creedmoor used at Belk in Raleigh

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who might b...

Oxford gang member sentenced to 7 years after shooting incident

From staff reports
| September 24, 2021

RALEIGH — A man who last year fired a gun at two other men outside the Oxford Food Mart will spend s...

WCSO is looking for the driver of this car, which they say attempted to pull over another vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff: Accused deputy imposter arrested

From staff reports
| September 20, 2021

RALEIGH — A Raleigh man has been arrested less than five hours after the Wake County Sheriff’s Offic...

WCSO is looking for the driver of this car, which they say attempted to pull over another vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff’s office looking for deputy impersonator

From staff reports
| September 16, 2021

RALEIGH — The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man impersonating a deputy in northern W...

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Several mailboxes, street signs damaged in Wilton area

From staff reprts
| September 7, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Authorities are offering a reward for information about a spree of property damage alo...

Granville County Sheriff Charles R. Noblin poses with more than 100 pounds of marijuana his office said it seized during a traffic stop last month.

Granville sheriff makes arrests in 4 drug cases

From staff reports
| September 2, 2021

OXFORD — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office announced several arrests in connection to four separ...

Amanda Rose Moore

Franklinton woman charged with felony child abuse

From staff reports
| August 30, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Franklinton woman was arrested in connection with a child abuse investigation by Granv...

Kenneth E. Wright Jr

Sheriff: Man with knife tried to kidnap woman near Wake Forest

From staff reports
| August 30, 2021

RALEIGH — A man is in custody and facing charges in connection to an assault and attempted kidnappin...


Wrong-way I-85 driver found guilty in fatal 2018 crash

From staff reports
| August 26, 2021

OXFORD — A man who in 2018 drove south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 before crashing head...

Lawrence Terrell Rogers

Man charged after $100K of cocaine found in car's secret compartment

From staff reports
| August 17, 2021

LOUISBURG — A Raleigh man was arrested following a traffic stop by the Franklin and Granville sherif...

Catalytic converters, batteries stolen from Creedmoor church vehicles

From staff reports
| August 5, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police said they are investigating after several vehicles owned by a church had parts re...

Arrest made in shooting of Granville father, 4-year-old daughter

By Shawn Taylor
| August 4, 2021

OXFORD — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office announced it has arrested a man in connection with a ...

Granville County Sheriff Charles Noblin poses with around 158 pounds of marijuana he said deputies seized during a traffic stop near Stem on June 17. Contributed photo

Sheriff: 2 traffic stops turn up 270 pounds of pot

From staff reports
| July 21, 2021

STEM — The Granville County Sheriff’s Office said it seized nearly 270 pounds of marijuana during tw...

Jason Coates

Man charged with defacing graves at 2 churches

From staff reports
| July 21, 2021

OXFORD — Deputies have arrested a man and charged him with breaking into two churches and defacing m...

Members of the Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department remove debris from U.S. Highway 15 and check if fluids are leaking from a car involved in a crash  near Hester Road on June 29.

Woman charged in Hester Road crash

By Amanda Dixon
| July 7, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A woman was cited in connection to a three-vehicle crash last week near the intersection...

The Granville County Sheriff's Office said it found cocaine, marijuana and other drugs during a search of an Oxford home this month.

Sheriff: Cocaine, pot found in Oxford home

From staff reports
| June 17, 2021

OXFORD — A man was held on a $200,000 secured bond on felony drug charges after the Granville County...

Granville Crime stoppers: Break-ins under investigation

From staff reports
| June 17, 2021

OXFORD — Granville County Crime Stoppers is offering rewards for information related to two separate...

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