Sunday, December 3, 2023

NHSO detention officer faces criminal charges

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — A detention officer from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office was arrested and received a $10,000 bond, according to a release from the Wilmington Police Department.

The WPD charged Q.A. James with two felony counts of secretly using a photographic device to view another’s body. 

James has worked for the NHSO office just over a year, starting Dec. 29, 2020. He was terminated and charged late Thursday.

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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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