Refuse To Be A Victim : Taking Safety In Your Own Hands
Citizens who wish to be proactive when it comes to crime have the opportunity to learn tricks and methods to staying safe. “Refuse to be a Victim,” a NRA program, is being offered twice in the Western North Carolina area. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is offering the program a second time after a successful […]
Two Buncombe county men received federal prison sentences last week on child porn charges.
Robert Lemarr, 42, of Leicester was sentenced to 12.5 years in a federal prison after pleading guilty last year to possessing and transporting child pornography in a case that accused him of possessing more than 100,000 pornographic images of children, including infants and toddlers. He was sentenced on Aril 16 to spend 12.5 years in […]
Sometimes there is no bright side.
Like last Thursday, March 19 in Haywood County Superior Court when 27-year old Michael Swayngim agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison for beating the life out of his 4-year-old son. He entered the courtroom on March 19 prepared to plea guilty to first-degree murder, adjusted his glasses and smiled at his […]
CLYDE’S “RED LIGHT” DISTRICT
Stranger things have happened… but rarely in Clyde where police recently arrested a man and woman accused of running a prostitution house under the guise of a business that sells farm animals. James Lee Ramsey, 29, of Clyde and Vicky Cecero, 25, of Waynesville were arrested April 7 after a sting operation revealed the couple […]