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Police search for Burke County man missing for nearly 5 days

Pictured above: Michael Francischelli FOX46  JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – The Jacksonville, North Carolina Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man…

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Moped driver dead after being thrown from moped, hit by passing vehicle

PRESS RELEASE On Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at approximately 6:35 a.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and is investigating a fatal collision in…

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Deputies say 4-wheeler operator shot and killed after possibly running over 2 others

PRESS RELEASE At 1:58 a.m. on July 22, 2019, Burke County 911 received a call that two persons had been run-over by a person riding…

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Deputies say woman tried turning herself in on non-existent warrant following chase

Pictured above: Tracy Brooks – Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office PRESS RELEASE On July 10, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Burke County…

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Investigation ongoing in Burke County officer-involved shooting

PRESS RELEASE Subsequent to an ongoing drug investigation, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics investigators issued a no-knock search warrant for the mobile home at…

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Man reported missing in Burke may be headed for Tennessee

Pictured above: Matthew Smith – Picture courtesy of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office PRESS RELEASE The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is seeking…

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Inmate found dead at Burke County Jail

Image above courtesy of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office PRESS RELEASE On Sept. 19, 2018, Charles Bynum Hughes, age 32, of 2309 Hwy US 70…

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Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested after business owner spots him driving stolen van

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – The owner of the Home Place Restaurant was on his way on a planned fishing trip in Burke County when…

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District Attorney: Burke Deputy acted lawfully in Monday shooting

PRESS RELEASE Following is a statement from District Attorney David Learner pertaining to the officer-involved shooting of Jeffrey Andrew Jacobs that occurred on August 21,…

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Investigation continues in Burke County officer-involved shooting

We’re getting new details about an officer involved shooting in Burke County. Ann Wyatt Little with WSIC News Partner Fox 46 was at the Sheriff’s…

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