Dispatcher traffic during the apprehension of a suspect by Fayetteville police who had a medical emergency and later died in custody on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Note: Traffic between the dispatcher and officers is not recorded when there's no sound which makes it sound like events are happening faster than they really are.
A repair on a cockpit electronic control issue had not been completed on a private airplane that had crashed into a home near Hope Mills last month. The pilot reported control issues with the aircraft before no further communication was received from the flight.
47 Year Old Fayetteville Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Fayetteville Police Officer Hospitalized after being shot in the arm during a barricaded stand off. A domestic situation between the alleged shooter and his wife led to the incident.
Mayor Mitch Colvin Plans to Lobby Council Members to Back off Plan that Subject People to Receive a Ticket for Parking too Long in an On Street Space. Currently, there are hundreds of spaces in the downtown area that allow people to park for 2-3 hours free of charge, but this is about to change, unless the council has a change of position.
Multiple calls were made to 911 to report a plane crashing into a house near Hope Mills on Thursday night. Here's a call from someone reporting seeing the plane crash and searching for the location of the crash.
The plane went down shortly before midnight, hitting a home at 4821 Pasadena Ave., according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The cause of the crash is under investigation. The first clip is from the Fayetteville Airport control tower, the second from a person on Sanders Street who heard the crash.
In Episode 38 of Crime Time, the latest in the Unsolved Mysteries series delves into the death of former Fayetteville Police Chief J. Ross Jones, who was found shot dead in a room of the Prince Charles Hotel in 1935. Other stories include the arrest of a man in a rape case from more than 30 years ago, a rape kit backlog bill has been proposed, tips for "How to Stop For A Cop" and a recap of the crime stories in the news. Observer reporter Michael Futch joins Sonny Jones on the podcast.