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September 22, 2017

Jackson County Car Chase Ends in Drug Arrests

During the evening of August 29, 2017 deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office attempted a traffic stop in the Whittier Community of Jackson County following a dispatched call of an attempted breaking and entering.  Deputies observed a vehicle matching the description given by the caller and at...
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Forest Hills Drug Bust; Cocaine and Marijuana Seized

On August 29, 2017, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist the North Carolina Department of Probation and Parole at a residence in Forest Hills.  Upon arrival, deputies determined a need for a search warrant.  The search warrant was executed at the residence without incident.  During the s...
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Three Women Arrested in Child Abduction

The Waynesville Police Department responded to the report of a child abduction from Frazier Street Thursday afternoon. The initial calls indicated the suspect vehicle was being pursued by another vehicle driven by the child’s father who is the custodial parent. The non-law enforcement involved pursuit c...
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Equine infectious anemia found in mule

A 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County has contracted equine infectious anemia. The disease was discovered through a routine blood test by the N.C. Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Raleigh and confirmed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is the first new case of EIA documented in North...
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