Detectives captain among deputies alleging illegal behavior

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By Caroline Curran, Reporter

For 38 years, Gene Caison called him a friend. For the last 14 years, Caison called him his boss.

But Caison says suspended Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett is no longer the person he grew up with or belonged at the helm of the sheriff’s office.

“He’s not the person he was when he got elected,” Caison said last Thursday night, minutes after district attorney Rex Gore announced Hewett’s suspension as sheriff. “I’m sorry the whole situation got to the point that it did.”

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