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Guilford County Sheriff BJ Barnes reports an increase in the reward money being offered for information on the murder of Vann Lee Yates. Due to contributions from friends and family, the total possible reward (including the Crime Stoppers reward) is currently $15,000.00. Crime Stoppers will pay up to this amount for information leading to an arrest or indictment of the individual(s) responsible for this crime.
Under North Carolina General Statutes, the Sheriff of each county is directed to issue weapon permits to qualifying residents of his county, and to non-residents of the county who are collectors. All applications must be completed at the Sheriff's Office in the presence of an officer or the Pistol Permit Clerk. Read more....
As of December 1, 1995, certain residents of North Carolina may be eligible to obtain a permit which would allow them to carry a concealed handgun under certain conditions. N.C. Gen. Stat. 14-415.11 No other weapons may be carried concealed pursuant to such permit. Read more....