WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man Police Chief Ralph Evangelous calls "one of the worst offenders in the Wilmington area" will be behind bars after a judge ordered him to serve time for violating probation.
That judge ruled Tuesday that Rashaun Herbert James Hines, 19, violated his probation by missing a curfew.
Hines will now serve six to eight months in jail on each of two counts, back-to-back.
Hines was also convicted in court Aug. 21 of resisting a public officer June 20 and "running away from a homicide crime scene after hiding."
Hines said he was in the area and heard the shots fired, so he hid. He says he wasn't hiding from anyone in the bushes; he was just hiding. He said he ran out of his shoes, and didn't hear offices telling him to stop.
He was sentenced to 12 months of supervised probation and 30 days of suspended jail time for that conviction. He will also be required to pay a $100 fine and court costs.
Wednesday, September 4 2013 3:22 PM EDT2013-09-04 19:22:41 GMT
Rashawn Hines' older brother is Garry Orlando Hines, who was charged in September 2011 with first degree murder in connection to the death of Cornelius Tremayne Blanks, 20 from Burgaw in May 2011. ThatMore >>
Rashawn Hines' older brother is Garry Orlando Hines, who was charged in September 2011 with first degree murder in connection to the death of Cornelius Tremayne Blanks, 20 from Burgaw in May 2011.More >>
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