By Abbi Overfelt
June 23, 2014
LAURINBURG — A Dollar General store in College Plaza Shopping Center was one of several businesses in North Carolina to receive a bomb threat on Saturday afternoon, according to Laurinburg police.
The bomb was reported to be in the parking lot, said Police Capt. Terry Chavis, but a search of the lot and the store turned up nothing suspicious. Neighboring Moore County reported four bomb threats at various stores on Saturday, according to WRAL, and Chavis said Maxton also received one.
Chavis said Homeland Security and the State Bureau of Investigation were looking into the calls, which appeared to be made from the same number.
LAUREL HILL — Lola Elizabeth Johnson, 45, of 4302 Old Wire Road, was arrested Friday and charged with felony breaking and entering, according to a sheriff’s report. She was placed in the Scotland County jail under a $1,000 bond.
Sheriff’s Lt. Gyivan Jackson said in an incident report that she responded to a breaking and entering in progress at an Oil Mill Road home and found Johnson standing in the yard. Johnson said she had been driven to the home by two men who later left and watched television until the homeowners arrived, but the keys to a 1991 Toyota Camry parked in the backyard were in her pocket.
LAUREL HILL — Dustin Brad Legge, 30, of 9361 Pate St., was arrested Saturday for misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon, according to a sheriff’s report. He was given a $500 unsecured bond.
LAURINBURG — Christopher Williamson, 29, of 201 Gill St., was arrested on Saturday following a traffic stop on U.S. 401 South, according to a police report.
Williamson was served with an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court and charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He was placed in the Scotland County jail under a $2,500 bond.
LAURINBURG — Fuquan Leak, 29, of 1179 S. Pine St., was arrested Friday and charged with possession with intent to sell marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a police report.
Assistant Police Chief Cliff Sessoms said police responded to reports of a domestic disturbance involving Leak on Hall Street and saw Leak leaving the area. Leak fled from police, reaching speeds of 75 mph and officers lost sight of him but later caught up with him at his home, Sessoms said.
LAURINBURG — Andreas White, 35, of 1515 Chestnut St., was arrested Sunday and charged with driving under the influence, driving with license revoked and four counts of misdemeanor child abuse, according to a police report. He was placed in the Scotland County jail under a $3,000 bond.
White had four children in the car under the age of 6, the report said.
LAURINBURG — Shania Caroline Boyer, of Cedar Lane, reported that someone had taken two dirt bikes valued at a total of $2,300 from her home, according to a police report.