Saturday, July 26 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:20:32 GMT
According to AARP, here are the top 3 tips to protect yourself: Never give personal information to telemarketers who call you on the phone Shred sensitive information, for example credit card bills andFull Story >
According to AARP, here are the top 3 tips to protect yourself.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyFull Story >
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.Full Story >
WAYNESVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -
The man accused of impersonating a security guard at a Walmart store in Waynesville on Saturday and then asking a girl to disrobe is a registered sex offender.
Investigators said the girl told officers that a man, who identified himself as a security guard, approached her and accused her of shoplifting. They said the man then led the girl into an aisle where he had arranged boxes to create a semi-private area.
Police said the man then told the girl to pull down her pants and underwear. They said that when the girl refused, the man then began asking the girl sexually explicit questions. Police said surveillance video showed that the man had followed the girl around the store for nearly half an hour before he approached her.
On Wednesday, police said they had arrested 48-year-old Ryan Davis, of Candler, in connection with the case.
Investigators said Davis was identified as the suspect after images from the surveillance video were released to the public. They said Davis was arrested at his home Tuesday night. He was charged with second-degree kidnapping, indecent liberties with a child and assault on a child under 12.
Davis is listed on North Carolina's sex offender registry. According to his entry, Davis was convicted of three counts of indecent liberty with a minor in 2000. Waynesville police revealed Wednesday afternoon that the incidents happened in Henderson County and they were "strikingly similar" in nature to the incident in Waynesville. Davis served nearly six years in prison for the crimes.
Hendersonville Police Capt. Bruce Simonds said Davis pretended to be a security guard at a local Walmart and Kmart in 1999. Simonds said Davis was charged in connection with three incidents and pleaded guilty to several counts including indecent liberty with a minor, assault on a child under age 12 and impersonating a law enforcement officer.
A Walmart representative said Wednesday night that they were "appalled" by the incident. They added that associates, including security, that come up to customers are trained to identify themselves, and customers can ask to speak to a manager at any time.
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Saturday, July 26 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:57:22 GMT
Springdale police have issued an amber alert for 5-year-old Kelcie Hawkins. The amber alert was issued around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Police are looking for her father, Kaelin Teron Hawkins, 34,Full Story >
A missing girl has been found after an amber alert was issued Saturday morning, but police are still looking for her father who took her.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:53:57 GMT
Amidst allegations that the Ohio State University band director ignored a 'sexualized culture' within the band, a recording was released of the director berating students. The Columbus Dispatch obtainedFull Story >
Amidst allegations that the Ohio State University band director ignored a 'sexualized culture' within the band, a recording was released of the director berating students.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:20:00 GMT
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat stature. This kitten has moves you would expectFull Story >
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat statue.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-07-26 12:48:58 GMT
The tastes, flavors and sounds are on display during the 2nd annual Taste of OTR at Washington Park. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. restaurants including Kaze, Lucy Blue Pizza, Tom + Chee and Eli'sFull Story >
The tastes, flavors and sounds are on display during the 2nd annual Taste of OTR at Washington Park.Full Story >