Editor's note: This story was updated Thursday, Nov. 4 at 4:40 p.m. to correct the name of the man charged. This was an error on the police report.
Crime and Courts News
BEAUFORT — District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Friday Jeromy W. Thomas, 41, of Newport, pleaded guilty in Carteret County Superior Court to multiple felonies related to post-Hurricane Florence fraud and received a prison sentence of 33 to 69 months.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Oct. 31 at 6:58 p.m.
BEAUFORT — District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Friday the following convictions and sentences obtained by his office in Carteret County Superior Court this week. The cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Ashley Eatmon.
BEAUFORT — A Newport woman has been convicted of trafficking drugs and sentenced to 13 to 17 years in prison.
BEAUFORT — Three men involved in shootings in Carteret County will serve prison time after recent convictions.
BEAUFORT — Three Carteret County men were convicted this week in connection to the April kidnapping and assault of two individuals in Newport.
The Morehead City Police Department is seeking help identifying a person involved in larceny of credit cards and fraud.
HEATHSVILLE, Va. — Authorities in Northumberland County, Va., are investigating the murder of a Newport woman whose family wants to shine a light on the realities of domestic violence.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Oct. 8 at 5:33 p.m.
BEAUFORT — Detectives from the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by detectives with the Swansboro Police Department, conducted an undercover operation Thursday that resulted in two arrests related to a series of break-ins.
Morehead City Police have arrested three men who broke into a home on Calamanda Court Sept. 22.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Sept. 11 at 8:20 p.m.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Aug. 31, 2019, at 4:27 p.m.
BEAUFORT — N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Robert Melby said Wednesday that Lindsay Johnson, 31, of New Bern, was killed when her vehicle ran off N.C. Highway 101 into a field late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
WILLISTON — Narcotics detectives with the County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department arrested three individuals after serving a search warrant at 361 Donnie Davis Road in Williston Friday.
BEAUFORT — Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department arrested a Beaufort woman Friday, ending an investigation of heroin trafficking in Carteret County.
MOREHEAD CITY — Four people were transported to Carteret Health Care Thursday evening following a head-on collision on Tootle Road near Country Club Road.
CEDAR POINT — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning the disappearance of 35 life jackets from the Cedar Point Wildlife Access Ramp.
CONWAY, S.C. — A man convicted of armed robbery in Carteret County in 1994 who later escaped a North Carolina prison was arrested Wednesday by a U.S. Marshals Service task force member of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County’s Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Havelock’s police department, engaged in one of the largest drug busts in the area in recent years.
MILL CREEK – The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said in a Tuesday evening release they diffused a standoff situation in Mill Creek without incident.
BEAUFORT — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public input on an heirs’ property relending program and heirs’ property issues, much like the issues the Reels family has had with their property on Silver Dollar Road in the Merrimon community.
Morehead City — The Morehead City Police Department is seeking help identifying and locating several individuals allegedly involved in a larceny and financial card fraud case.
SWANSBORO —Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and Morehead City Police Department arrested a Haw River couple Tuesday, ending an investigation of marijuana trafficking into Carteret County from Alamance County.