Deputies on duty paid for work at Hewett's home

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By Caroline Curran, Reporter

Tucked behind a black gate and thick woods off Holden Beach Road is the home of Ronald and Julie Hewett.

Though passersby can’t see the residence from the road, deputies claim they have been there and were forced to work there while it was being built.

According to the petition to remove Hewett from office, Hewett “allegedly engaged in felonious and continual pattern of embezzling by a public official beginning in 2003 and continuing through 2007,” a violation of N.C. General Statute 14-92, embezzlement of funds by public officers and trustees.

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