Category: Arrests

Seeking Conviction

Justice elusive for NC sexual assault survivors Samantha White, of Cumberland County, survived a sexual assault as a teenager in Johnston County. She later testified against her attacker – her church pastor – resulting in his conviction and imprisonment. Melissa Sue Gerrits/The…Read More »

QUESTIONS MOUNT AS TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S TOLERANCE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

On February 27, 2019, Rutherford County Schools administrators acknowledged that they had become aware of allegations involving sexual assault by Gunnery Sergeant Eric Currington and Officer Chris Brown against multiple underage students in the ROTC program. Currington and Brown were instructors in…Read More »

Law Enforcement Corruption Reaches Deep into RC Sheriff’s Department?

As we continue providing information to the community as to the state of our local government, this article will begin exploring a critical component of the legal system that is deeply intertwined with many of the issues previously discussed – the local…Read More »

DISTRICT RAVAGED BY INTERNATIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKING AS INDICATIONS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS’ INVOLVEMENT BEGIN TO SURFACE

RUTHERFORD & MCDOWELL COUNTIES, NC —Judicial District 41 has been ravaged by drugs for decades. Unfortunately, the most vulnerable individuals in our society – the addicts, those living in poverty, and those with prior criminal histories who are easily discredited and overlooked…Read More »