Thursday, July 25, 2024

Oak Island man arrested after allegedly fleeing courthouse

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A man has been charged with fleeing to elude arrest deputies after exiting the courthouse when issued a $1 million bond.

John Douglas Wagoner, 27, was issued the bond for failing to appear in court earlier Tuesday, as well as possession of methamphetamine. Wagoner attempted to leave the courthouse afterward, according to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to apprehend him.

He is currently held at the Brunswick County Detention Facility.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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