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Today, I am excited to announce that I am a candidate for the 2018 race for Sheriff of Moore County.

I am a native of Moore County, born and raised in Carthage, with over 30 years of law enforcement experience seasoned with deep knowledge of state and local government. I have dedicated most of my adult life to public service. I started out as a volunteer with the Carthage Rescue Squad from 1976 to 1987. I proudly served as a Deputy with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office from 1983 to 1987 when I left to join the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. I wore the uniform of a State Trooper from 1987 until 2009 when I returned to my roots at the Moore County Sheriff’s Office. I did my best to provide safety and security to the citizens of Moore County until my retirement in 2013. I retired at the rank of Major.

I was elected to the Carthage town board in 1999 where I served for 8 years. From 2007 until 2009, I was honored to be the Mayor of my hometown. I am a past president of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association and currently still a member of this fine organization. I am the son of the late Walter I. Fields and Pauline T. Fields of Carthage. I am married to Renee D. Fields, father of three, grandfather of four. My family and I are members of Community Friends Church in Carthage. I am a member of the Moore County Republican Men’s club and past precinct chair of the Carthage precinct of the Republican Party. I am a graduate of Union Pines High School and hold the North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and have many hours of law enforcement and management training.

I want to be the Sheriff of Moore County in order to serve and protect our citizens with dedicated, professional, and highly qualified officers. I will demand that our Deputies serve at the highest level armed with moral and ethical traits that qualify them to be your keepers of the peace. I want to surround myself as your Sheriff with a qualified, experienced command staff to insure that we work together as a team to make the Moore County Sheriff’s office the very best in the state. I will be a Sheriff that will work hard for the citizens of Moore County to rid our county of drugs. I will work with our local, state, and federal agencies to form a drug task force. I will work with citizens to educate them on drug awareness. I will promote community watch programs and place heavy emphasis on community policing in an effort to involve all of Moore County’s citizens. This is only a small part of the things that I would do as your Sheriff.

I am honored to have the endorsements of two of Moore County’s most decorated law enforcement professionals, Retired Sheriff Frank Johnson and Retired Sheriff Lane Carter. Please join our team, “Fields for Sheriff in 2018!” Together, we can make a difference and the Sheriff’s Office will stand strong once again!

Ronald Alan Fields (Ronnie)
Candidate for Sheriff of Moore County

 

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Local News

  • West End Road to Close At Railroad Tracks +

    West End — Starting Thursday, June 29, the N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close Mode Road at the railroad, Read More
  • From Life Support To Supporting Life - A Child Overcomes Obstacles From Tragedy With A Little Help From The Community +

    Thursday morning a group of more then two dozen firefighters, police officers, EMS workers and members of the community came Read More
  • Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association Receives 501 (c) (3) Status as a Public Charity +

    The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association announces receiving a 501(c) (3) status as a “Public Charity” from the Internal Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Sheriff Neil Godfrey Announces The Arrest Of Moore County Man For Larceny Of Motor Vehicles And Farm Equipment +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Kevin Wayne Crabtree for the Chatham County larceny of motor vehicles and farm Read More
  • Sheriff Neil Godfrey Announces The Arrest Of Two For Robbery Of 76 Year Old Man Using Stun Gun +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of Rondayle Ingram and Nina Huffin for the May 5th robbery of a 76 Read More
  • Southern Pines Man Charged With Forcible Rape +

    A Southern Pines man was charged with sex offense related charges after being arrested Tuesday. Read More
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Obituaries

  • Mr. Jeffery Bruce Cagle of the Taylortown Municipality West End Obituary +

    Mr. Jeffery Bruce Cagle, 58, of the Taylortown Municipality, West End, NC, died Monday, June 19, 2017, at the First Read More
  • Henrietta Moore Garner Obituary +

    Henrietta Moore Garner, 90, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC, surrounded by her family. Read More
  • Timothy “Tim” Bryan Brock of Pinehurst Obituary +

    Timothy “Tim” Bryan Brock, Age 56, of Pinehurst, NC, passed away on June 18, 2017. Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Pickup Overturns On Pinehurst Traffic Circle Overnight +

    A Chevrolet S-10 pickup occupied by three young males overturned on the traffic circle in Pinehurst just after 12 midnight Read More
  • Local Firefighters Hold Live Burn Training Exercise Tuesday Night +

    While most people were home Tuesday evening trying to stay dry during an evening downpour of rain, more than two Read More
  • Saturday Crash On US 74 Kills Southern Pines Man +

    An early morning crash outside of Whiteville claimed the life of a 39 year old Southern Pines man this past Read More
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