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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...

A banner hangs at Falls Lake Academy on Thursday in remembrance of Nathan George.

Teen charged in crash that killed Falls Lake Academy student

By Shawn Taylor
| June 1, 2021

RALEIGH — State troopers have brought criminal charges against the teenager who was behind the wheel...

Federal gun, drug charges land Oxford man 14 years

From staff reports
| May 27, 2021

WILMINGTON — An Oxford man was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison May 17 on gun and drug charge...

This Leonard trailer was stolen last month from a home near Oxford.

Tools, tractor reported stolen in separate Granville break-ins

From staff reports
| May 24, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Deputies are investigating a reported break-in near Creedmoor that happened last week. S...

FCI Butner Medium II is among the facilities in the Butner Federal Correctional Complex.

Federal inmate convicted of mutiny in FCI Butner

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

BUTNER — A federal jury convicted a federal inmate of participating in a mutiny inside Federal Corre...

Butner police investigating after man shot in parking lot

From staff reports
| April 26, 2021

BUTNER — A man was injured in a shooting earlier this month, authorities say.  The victim, who Butne...

Car radio thief caught on camera; police seek leads

May 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man seen on camera breakin...

FCI Butner Medium II is among the facilities in the Butner Federal Correctional Complex.

Ex-officer at Butner prison indicted on bribery, smuggling charges

From staff reports
| April 29, 2021

WILMINGTON — A former prison official who worked at the federal complex in Butner was indicted on ch...

Crime stoppers

Catalytic converters stolen from Creedmoor church vehicles

From staff reports
| March 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Authorities are investigating after someone stole the catalytic converters from two vehi...

Scott Andrew Wilson

Granville sheriff charges man with gun crimes; held on $550K bond

From staff reports
| March 2, 2021

OXFORD — A man is facing several gun-related felony charges after an investigation by the Granville ...

An SUV with front-end damage was about to be towed away Monday from a field along N.C. Highway 50 near Creedmoor after a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash.

NC 50 snared by 4-vehicle chain-reaction crash

By Shawn Taylor
| March 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Early morning traffic on N.C. Highway 50 south of Creedmoor was backed up Monday after m...

Susan Dickerson Satterwhite

Sheriff: 1 charged after deputies find meth in Stem home

From staff reports
| February 26, 2021

STEM — A woman was charged this week with trafficking in illegal drugs, including methamphetamines, ...

Granville sheriff reports uptick of scams

From staff reports
| February 25, 2021

From staff reports OXFORD — County deputies are investigating several reports of scammers making off...

Christopher Maurice Harris

Man faces cocaine charges in Franklin, Granville counties

From staff reports
| February 19, 2021

FRANKLINTON — A man accused of selling cocaine in three counties was arrested Wednesday, authorities...

Men seen on camera breaking into store

February 18, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Two men tried to break into the Citgo gas station convenience store in Wilton early Fr...

Creedmoor police released video from Capital Chevrolet’s security cameras showing two men they think are responsible for the thefts, and asked anyone who could identify them to reach out.

Sports car stolen from Wake Forest dealership; police see ties to Creedmoor thefts

From staff reports
| February 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Police investigating the theft of vehicles from a car dealership in downtown Creedmoor l...

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