Reporting On Crime

 


In today’s Opinion of the Readers, Bill Thomas criticizes us for publishing a story and photo in last Monday’s paper of Charles Kells Hogan, who has been charged with two felonies: first-degree sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a child.

We do have guidelines to which we adhere in reporting crimes. We do not report misdemeanors unless there are extenuating circumstances, such as the involvement of an elected official. We do report all felonies that are reported to us by the Brevard Police Department and Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the SBI and N...



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