Pinehurst

Pinehurst firefighters battled a blaze caused by a lightning strike on Tuesday afternoon, June 24.

According to a news release from the Pinehurst Police Department, dispatch received a call regarding lightning striking a tree and causing a fire in the 3700 block of Whippoorwill Street at about 12:40 p.m. The Pinehurst Fire Department arrived quickly and extinguished the fire before it could spread to nearby structures, police report. 

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Pinehurst police arrested one man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine, officers report.

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Police officers in Pinehurst arrested a registered sex offender living in the city after receiving reports that the man was exposing himself to passersby outside his residence in the 600 block of 28th Street on Friday, April 11, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

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Pinehurst police are investigating the aggravated robbery of a Dollar General located at 2500 MLK Jr. Drive in Pinehurst that occurred on Saturday, March 8, at approximately 8:22 p.m., police report.

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Devin Michael Gray (left) and Kevondric Fezia

Police in Pinehurst, intent on combating juvenile mischief, arrested two youths in possession of firearms Monday, Feb. 17, according to a news release from Chief Fred R. Hanauer III.

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Pinehurst Police have apprehended the man they believe to be responsible for an aggravated robbery that occurred Nov. 7 at the Dollar General store located 2500 MLK Jr. Drive in Pinehurst. On Thursday, Dec. 26, police arrested 59-year-old Mark Nathan McLelland of Orange.

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The City of Pinehurst welcomed a new officer to the ranks recently. New Pinehurst Police Officer Jocelyn Trussell, 30, of Orange was sworn in by Chief Fred Hanauer III on Friday, July 12.

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On 5/20/2013 officers responded to the 3500 block of Raven Street in reference to a disturbance. A white female was issued a criminal trespass warning and made to leave the residence.

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David Matthew Lester and Darrin Kyle Foreman

Police arrested two men after information led them to suspect a methamphetamine lab was being run out of a residence in Pinehurst.

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Pinehurst Police Chief Fred Hanauer released a statement detailing the calls made by officers within the municipality for the past week. Some of the cases are as follows:

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