NEWPORT — Carteret County deputies arrested Jeffrey Lee Johnson, 65, of Newport, Thursday after residents reported concerns over the possible hoarding and mistreatment of animals at his property on East Southwinds Drive.
Crime and Courts News
CARTERET COUNTY — The uncle of a 27-year-old woman who is presumed lost at sea after her boat capsized in Ocracoke Inlet between Portsmouth and Ocracoke is appealing to the public for information regarding his niece.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle mayoral candidate Doug Starcke recently posted a video statement on his campaign website relating to recent social media revelations of his felony conviction on a count of assault by strangulation connected to a July 2011 incident.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County law enforcement agencies will hold the fall “Pills Can Kill” prescription drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at all five Food Lion grocery stores in the county.
HAVELOCK — Officers with the Havelock Police Department have arrested a suspect in connection to the overdose death of a Carteret County man that occurred in April.
BEAUFORT — A boat collision Saturday at The Boathouse at Front Street Village harbor and marina in Beaufort resulted in an injured person being transported to Vidant Health in Greenville.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office has released the name and image of a 27-year-old woman who is presumed lost at sea after her boat capsized in Ocracoke Inlet between Portsmouth and Ocracoke Island.
NEWPORT — A dump truck driver was airlifted after his truck rolled over Friday afternoon on Mill Creek Road.
EMERALD ISLE — Town manager Matt Zapp named Interim Police Chief Mike Panzarella to the permanent position Friday.
BEAUFORT — A Morehead City man has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle in connection to a Sept. 23 collision that resulted in the death of a Beaufort man.
CORRECTION: This article and headline were corrected at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, to remove reference to the incident as an "attempted" robbery. The incident constituted a completed larceny.
NEWPORT — No injuries were reported from a three-car collision Tuesday night after a driver allegedly failed to slow down on the approach to a red light.
NEWPORT — A two-vehicle collision Tuesday on Highway 70 in Newport near the west Chatham Street intersection resulted in a driver being taken to Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.
OCRACOKE INLET — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet late Monday.
MOREHEAD CITY — Morehead City is honing in on the model and specs of a new ladder truck for the fire department, but with prices coming in higher than originally anticipated, officials hope to partner with Carteret County to help fund the major capital purchase.
BEAUFORT — Charges are still pending in the case of a traffic collision Sept. 23 on Highway 101 which resulted in the death of a Beaufort man.
CEDAR POINT — The first first “Coffee with the Sheriff” event, hosted by the town of Cedar Point Thursday night, was a success, with plenty of residents in town hall to speak with Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck and others about their concerns.
OCRACOKE INLET — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search Monday for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet after the canoe she was in capsized Saturday.
MOREHEAD CITY — A Newport man is in the Carteret County jail in Beaufort on charges, including the rape of a child.
NEWPORT — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office canceled a missing person notice Friday morning for a teenager from Newport.
MILL CREEK — A woman was treated and released from Carteret Health Care in Morehead City Tuesday morning after her SUV was hit by a Dodge passenger car as she was checking on a vehicle she found in a ditch on Mill Creek Road.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Sheriff's Office canceled a missing person alert Thursday for a woman being sought for a welfare check.
BEAUFORT — N.C. Chief Justice Paul Newby spent Friday morning thanking those who have worked during the coronavirus pandemic to keep the doors open as much as possible at the Carteret County courthouse in Beaufort.
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners agreed by consensus Tuesday to ask the town attorney to initiate legal action against a man they claim has allegedly repeatedly refused to clean up and remove "eyesores"from two adjoining properties he owns along Highway 24.
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point has joined the growing number of municipalities involved in “Coffee with a Cop,” an event, sometimes held monthly, in which residents discuss law enforcement issues and concerns with those who serve.