Hoax caller sentenced to prison

RALEIGH, NC – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court Thursday United States District Judge James C. Dever III, sentenced Jeremy C. Fisher, 25, of Holly Ridge, N.C., to 12 months and one day imprisonment followed by three years supervised release. The court also imposed restitution to the Coast Guard for all search and rescue costs associated with the various...

Three plead guilty to making false distress calls

RALEIGH – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court yesterday three men pled guilty to making false distress calls to the United States Coast Guard.