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Violent crimes are surging across the country, with North Carolina outpacing the national average. Newly released data from the FBI notes that 44,000 violent crimes were reported in the state last year, an almost 12% jump from 2019. According to the FBI, violent crime rose nationally by 5.6%. The murder rate fueled that surge, jumping nearly 30% — the largest spike in six decades. More bad news is on the way, given that further increases are expected in next year’s report.

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ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department reports that two separate incidents resulted in arrests last week in Rockingham.

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HAMLET – Hamlet Police Department Captain R.S. Dover reported that a case of domestic violence was investigated on Tuesday, October 24, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

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ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department has been especially active in the pursuit of drug offenders as of late. 

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