BEAUFORT — A man was airlifted for medical care Friday afternoon after the vehicle he was driving struck a tree off the side of the 1200 block of Live Oak Street in Beaufort.
Crime and Courts News
BEAUFORT — A multiagency investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Morehead City man, as well as the seizure of a large quantity of illicit drugs.
Editor's note: This article was updated Jan. 22, 2020, at 5:09 p.m. with the latest information available.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Jan. 21 at 7:12 p.m.
BEAUFORT — A group of 10 men in orange jumpsuits sits around a conference table in a high-ceilinged room off the main concourse of the county jail, poring over Bible verses and talking quietly amongst themselves.
BEAUFORT — District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Thursday that Jerry Lee Faircloth, 52, of Newport, was convicted in Carteret County Superior Court this week following a jury trial of being a sex offender unlawfully on premises.
BEAUFORT — Most computer- and internet-literate people have probably heard of scams and cyber attacks on individuals, but computer criminals also go after bigger targets, like local governments.
BEAUFORT — Two men arrested on drug charges have pleaded guilty, according to a Tuesday announcement from the office of District Attorney Scott Thomas.
OTWAY — Multiple agencies were responding to a vegetation fire at 257 Amos Gillikin Road in Otway Friday afternoon.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 4:41 p.m. Jan. 11, 2020.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County deputies arrested a man after he left his phone at a neighbor’s house and the person who found it discovered child pornography on it.
BEAUFORT — With his fourth consecutive term as a district court judge coming to an end, Judge Peter Mack Jr. has decided not to campaign for reelection.
INDIAN BEACH — It’s only been three days since A.J. Sutzko officially retired as police chief, and town officials have already announced his successor: Lt. William Pollock.
NEWPORT — Emergency officials were on the scene of a wreck Tuesday afternoon involving a tractor-trailer near the intersection of U.S. 70 and English Street.
BEAUFORT — One person sustained minor injuries following a blaze at Monroe Johnson Construction Co. at 313 Merrimon Road in Beaufort Tuesday.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Dec. 31 at 1:38 p.m.
BEAUFORT — Investigators do not suspect foul play in a fire that destroyed several downtown businesses and apartments Dec. 22.
MOREHEAD CITY — A local woman owes the federal government and the state of North Carolina nearly $35 million due to medical fraud.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 8:57 a.m. Dec. 24, 2019, with additional information.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 12:26 p.m. Dec. 23, 2019, with the latest information and another photograph.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 10:38 a.m. Dec. 20, 2019, with the latest information.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019, with the latest information.
MOREHEAD CITY —A Newport man was charged by Morehead City police with DWI, felony hit-and-run and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident Monday night after the 2008 Cadillac Escalade he was driving collided with two vehicles in different locations on Highway 70.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Sheriff's Office canceled its BOLO for a missing 15-year-old Friday morning after the teen was located.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 2:33 p.m. Dec. 14 with more information.