TARBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police officer has been placed on administrative leave after his gun went off and wounded a motorist who drove off from a traffic checkpoint and led the officer on a chase, authorities said.
An Edgecombe County man is facing a charge of statutory rape after being found in a home with a teenage runaway Monday morning.
Tarboro police responded to a home on Kathryn Lane early Monday morning in response to a reported runaway.
Authorities arrested a Tarboro man on Wednesday for allegedly trying to solicit sex from an underage girl.
Jerry Holloman, 64, was charged with solicitation of a child by computer or other electronic device and solicitation of a child by computer or other electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act resulting in appearance at meeting location, according to the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.