Crime

Feds arrest NC law enforcement in drug trafficking sting

North Carolina and FBI law enforcement officials in Raleigh announce arrests of current and former North Carolina law officers along with others from two year Operation Rockfish investigation. Several eastern North Carolina law officers and corrections officers, among others are alleged to have participated in a large drug trafficking operation through North Carolina. Video by Harry Lynch/hlynch@newsobserver.com

Crime

Wake woman, jailed on drug charges, dies in custody

A Wake County Sheriff's Office spokesman said Friday that a 44-year-old woman whom deputies had charged last week with manufacturing methamphetamine at her home died earlier this week after developing “medical problems” at the county jail.

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Wake County investigates online videos of student fights

The Wake County school system is investigating a Twitter account that claims to show videos of student fights taking place this school year at Panther Creek High School in Cary. Principal Camille Hedrick talked to students shown in the videos and determined several fights were not real but, staged so they could be posted on social media, according to Lisa Luten, a Wake County schools spokeswoman.

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Teen charged after Holly Springs jogger dies from injuries

Roberto Carlos Solis-Reyes, 18, of Apex has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle after the jogger he struck with his car last week died Monday from his injuries. Derek Macrae Davis, 37, of Holly Springs was jogging with his wife around 6:30 a.m. April 20 when he was hit.