Category: Government

Questionable Behavior of RC Narcotics Team Emerges

Within days of RC Catalyst’s introductory article into corruption within the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, the narcotics team – comprised largely of deputized federal officers – began detaining and arresting individuals demanding information as to what specific members of the team that…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 »

Revocation of Nonprofit Status: Hickory Nut Gorge EMS and Rescue

August 31, 2020 Lake Lure- Recently around August 12 Hickory Nut Gorge EMS and Rescue (est .1977) sent out a mass mailing asking for donations to support their nonprofit organization. In this mailing they asked every resident and property owner to consider…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 »

Rep. David Rogers, Sen. Ralph Hise Violate Legal & Ethical Mandates for PD Creation Outside of Public View

After the most recent article in the RC Catalyst series examining the state of our local government, additional information has been obtained regarding David Roger’s involvement in establishing the Public Defender’s Office. This information further illuminates the efforts to conceal the creation…Read More »

Government Officials Engage in Illicit Actions Enriching Themselves at Costs to the Community

In comments made in response to the most recent article by RC Catalyst regarding actions facilitated by the Judicial Council, former Superior Court Judge Laura “Suzy” Bridges implicated a number of local officials in engaging in actions expressly prohibited by North Carolina…Read More »