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5:15 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Concord Drug Bust Uncovers 4,000 Lbs. Of Marijuana

A Cabarrus County newspaper has reported one of the largest drug busts in years. According to the Independent-Tribune of Concord, two tons of marijuana were seized in April, as part of an FBI investigation into an international drug ring running through the county.


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Crime
9:19 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Former Mint Hill Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To Embezzling

Jeremy Russell first joined the Mint Hill volunteer fire department in 1994.
Credit Mint Hill Times

Federal prosecutors say the former fire chief of the Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department will plead guilty to embezzling $225,000 from the town of Mint Hill and its fire department. 

The Justice Department says Jeremy Russell created a fake company called Regional Medic & First Responder Supply Connection. He then invoiced the fire department for services and equipment that the fire department never received.

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Charlotte Talks
10:34 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Paula Broadwell's Charlotte Home Is Searched By FBI For 4 Hours

Three days after Paula Broadwell of Charlotte emerged at the center of national controversy, FBI agents spent four hours Monday night searching her family's Dilworth home.
Credit Robert Lahser

Three days after Paula Broadwell of Charlotte emerged at the center of national controversy, FBI agents spent four hours Monday night searching her family’s Dilworth home.

While investigating an email harassment complaint over the summer and this fall, the FBI had found classified information on Broadwell’s computer. The FBI concluded the information did not come from David Petraeus, who was CIA director until his sudden resignation Friday.

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