The former firearms manager at North Carolina Law Enforcement Support Service (LESS) may face up to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to stealing weapons from the United States. LESS loans surplus equipment from the Department of Defense to state and local law enforcement agencies.
A North Carolina man has been charged with two theft crimes for allegedly stealing an Olympic torch used during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The 43-year-old man has been charged with felony larceny and obtaining property by false pretense.
Six North Carolina men have been indicted for their role in robbing a Mooresville car dealership owner of $1.5 million in July. The men allegedly broke into the man's home where he kept a large safe with money from his used car business. The men threatened to kill his children if he did not comply with their demands during the North Carolina robbery.
As millions of Americans go online to shop for the upcoming holidays, the North Carolina Attorney General has issued caution about the possibility of identity theft or stolen credit card online. There are several tips that any online shopper should follow to avoid the possibility of theft or swindle.
Two people were stopped along North Carolina U.S. 70 in Newport for suspected reckless and careless driving when officers uncovered much more - 70 counterfeit credits cards, more than $1000 in cash, gift cards and pre-paid credit cards. In the vehicle, there were also a variety of high-end electronics likely purchased with the counterfeit credit cards.
A Virginia woman who was the personal aide for a disabled North Carolina man has been charged with several counts of fraud. The woman allegedly took out a cell phone in the disabled man's name and then charged more than $1000 in expenses.
The owner of a Pop Mart convenience store just 40 miles south of Raleigh has been accused of theft of a winning lottery ticket in order to cash it himself. He was charged last week with obtaining property by false pretense and felony larceny. The real owner of the ticket in question stands to claim nearly $90,000.The police investigation suggests the winning Carolina Cash 5 lotto ticket was purchased a few hours away from the Dunn, North Carolina Pop Mart at a different location out on the coast this past summer. The report claims a woman had bought this ticket in Carolina Beach back in August and had attempted to cash it at the Dunn Pop Mart shortly thereafter.