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Jeter Mountain Road man charged after high-speed chase

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Henderson County sheriff’s deputies charged a 21-year-old Jeter Mountain Road man with two felonies and several other counts after a chase along Brevard Road that looped in and out of Transylvania County at speeds up to 75 mph.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | vehicle pursuits

Henderson County News

Woman shot dead vowed 'to do suicide by cop'

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EAST FLAT ROCK —A woman who was shot dead by Henderson County Sheriff's deputies Monday told her caregiver that "she was going to do suicide by cop" if the caregiver called the law to her house in East Flat Rock, according to the tape of a 911 call the sheriff's office released on Tuesday. The caregiver did call 911, telling a dispatcher that the woman, who was on a presciption stimulant made to treat attention deficit disorder, had tried to choke her.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | officer-involved shooting

Henderson County News

Man charged with stealing puppies dies after fight during booking

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A 55-year-old Mountain Home man who had been arrested by Hendersonville police for trying to sell stolen puppies died after an altercation during the booking process at the Henderson County jail, the Henderson County sheriff's office said Monday night.   Read Story »

Tags: dogs | Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald

Henderson County News

RESERVE DEPUTY FIRED, CHARGED FOR FIRING AT FLEEING PICKUP

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The reserve deputy who fired a shotgun at a suspected drunk driver fleeing from law officers has been fired and charged with a felony, Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald announced today.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Sheriff reacts to arrest of school officer

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Investigators arrested a Balfour Education Center school resource officer on three felony charges of having sex with a 16-year-old student after the Sheriff's Department received allegations of inappropriate conduct, the Henderson County Sheriff's Department said in a news release.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | Henderson County Sheriff's Department

Henderson County News

Burglary squad adds 31 charges

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The Henderson County Sheriff's Department's burglary squad has charged a 42-year-old Hendersonville man with 21 charges including felony larceny, breaking into a motor vehicle, possessing stolen goods, obtaining property by false pretenses and damaging property.     Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | burglaries | sheriff's directed enforcement unit

Henderson County News

Sheriff seeks $240,000 for four deputies, cruisers

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Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald wants the Board of Commissioners to authorize the hiring of four new sheriff's deputies and four new cruisers.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | Henderson County Sheriff's Department

Henderson County News

Sheriff's department to get eight new cruisers

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies are getting new squad cars.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | Henderson County Sheriff's Department

Flat Rock News

Sticker shock: Flat Rock dog catcher would cost $100,000

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FLAT ROCK — The pricetag is in for animal control, and Flat Rock leaders appear disinclined to pay it.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock Village Council | Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald | animal control

Hendersonville News

ICE permit applications vague on office use

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Permit applications submitted by a contractor give no details indicating the law enforcement and detention functions that would take place in an office next to a women's medical clinic and across from Pardee Hospital.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | Sixth Avenue ICE office | Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald