Defendant Nancy Austin

Life Sentenced Imposed in Murder Case after Jury Verdict

A jury needed less than 45 minutes of deliberation to find Nancy Benge Austin guilty of first-degree murder in the December 2013 shooting death of 20-year-old Dylan Joseph Short on Friday, May 24, 2019, in Caldwell County Superior Court. Austin, … Read More

Defendant Jesse Mize

Jury Finds Sex Offender Guilty

Jesse Lee Mize, 67, of Conover, was found guilty by a jury of failing to report a new address as a sex offender during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The Honorable Nathaniel J. Poovey, Superior Court … Read More