Hewett has been a central figure in crime reporter's career

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By Caroline Curran, Reporter

My first day at the Beacon nearly two years ago I tagged along with a coworker and went to the sheriff’s office to retrieve our weekly crime reports.

The first person I met when I arrived was Ronald Hewett. He was kind and charming, welcoming me to his office and welcoming me to Brunswick County.

Before I knew it, I was the crime reporter, meeting with sheriff’s deputies weekly for incident reports, covering press conferences on homicides or other major crimes and calling Hewett whenever I needed a quote for a story.

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