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Flat Rock News

Couple found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning

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FLAT ROCK — A Flat Rock couple on Friday morning was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning that investigators attributed to an older model car in their garage.   Read Story »

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Etowah News

Woman died in fire she set, sheriff's office says

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ETOWAH — A 53-year-old Etowah woman died Friday night in a trailer fire that investigators say she set herself.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department | volunteer fire departments | Etowah-Horse Shoe VFD

Henderson County News

Deputy nabs teen suspected of car theft, burglary

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Sheriff's deputies caught a 15-year-old who they suspect stole a car and laptop in Edneyville and later committed a burglary of Zima Wireless on Old Spartanburg Highway.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Deputies nab bank robbery suspect

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies nabbed a man wanted for a bank robbery in Arkansas after a deputy on routine patrol spotted an abandoned vehicle with no tag and followed up.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Mountain Home man charged with felony child abuse

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 24-year-old Mountain Home man with felony child abuse after investigating a complaint and finding that his 4-year-old stepson had suffered bruises on his arms, face legs and back, the sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Officials identify inmate who died in jail

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Henderson County Sheriff's Office officials say they suspect no foul play in the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive by jailers on Sunday afternoon and died 14 hours later at the hospital.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Alleged pot dealer arrested

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After a traffic stop by the North Carolina Highway Patrol early Thursday, Henderson County sheriff's deputies arrested a Gerton man on charges arising out of a search warrant on July 22 of this year.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Robbers whack victim with golf club

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Two local man were jailed under bonds of more than $300,000 after Henderson County Sheriff's detectives charged them with whacking a robbery victim in the face with a golf club, holding a box cutter to his throat and forcing him to withdraw money from an ATM machine on July 30.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Bomb threat clears Courthouse

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The Grove Street Courthouse was evacuated after someone phoned in a bomb threat today at 2:39 p.m. The sheriff's department made a thorough search and found nothing. The public and courthouse personnel were allowed back in an hour and three minutes later.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Detectives lodge felony charges after severe head trauma to toddler

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Henderson County Sheriff's deputies charged a 27-year-old East Flat Rock man with felony child abuse after getting a call that a 3-year-old had been flown to Mission hospital with severe head trauma.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

D.A. affirms no-charge call in gun shots

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EAST FLAT ROCK — Henderson County sheriff's deputies filed no charges after shots broke out in a fight among four people, sending one to the hospital with a gunshot to the gut.   Read Story »

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Edneyville News

Georgia man charged with vandalizing school, church

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EDNEYVILLE — A quick response by officers from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of a 19-year-old Georgia man who vandalized Edneyville Elementary School and a church, the department said in a news release.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department | burglaries

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

Sheriff seeks child support deadbeats

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The Henderson County sheriff's department is trying to round up 46 fathers and mothers who have failed to pay court-ordered child support.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Posing as home aide, woman stole money and drugs, detectives say

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A 25-year-old Hendersonville woman who worked as a home health aide was charged with larceny, identity theft and forging prescriptions while working in homes in Henderson and Transylvania counties, authorities said.     Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department | crime | drug abuse | prescription drug abuse

Henderson County News

Mail theft suspect arrested in Henderson County

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After receiving reports of mail thefts in mid July from residents in the South Rugby Road area of Henderson County, investigators have arrested Wayne Richard Ashton, 29, of Hendersonville.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Sheriff wins $3.6 million grant for 911 center upgrade

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The North Carolina 911 Board has awarded Henderson County Sheriff'sDepartment a $3.6 million grant to relocate the Henderson County E-911 Center to the Henderson County Law Enforcement Center and replace all outdated equipment.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Body of drowning victim recovered from Lake Summit

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LAKE SUMMIT — The body of 19-year-old Tre Carter was recovered by divers at 2:34 p.m. from Lake Summit.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department | Lake Summit | Henderson County Rescue Squad

Henderson County News

Deputies charge woman as habitual burglar

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Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 30-year-old Hendersonville woman with habitual breaking and entering and two other felony theft charges after a Memorial Day burglary in Edneyville.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department | crime | sheriff's directed enforcement unit

Henderson County News

Four charged in Lake Summit vandalism

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LAKE SUMMIT — The Henderson County Sheriff's Office charged four young men with a string of vandalism early Saturday at Lake Summit.     Read Story »

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Fletcher News

Homebuilder's employee charged with embezzlement

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FLETCHER — A 45-year-old employee of a high-end homebuilder has been charged with embezzlement and identity theft, the Henderson County sheriff's department said.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

City issues permit for ICE office

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Hendersonville officials have issued a permit for an immigration enforcement office on Sixth  at Justice Street after the building's owners made changes to ensure that the office won't house suspected criminals.   Read Story »

Tags: immigration | Hendersonville City Council | ICE office | Henderson County Sheriff's Department | zoning administrator Susan Frady

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 »

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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