NEWPORT — Two men are in the Carteret County jail in Beaufort following a chase in a stolen vehicle Thursday.
Crime and Courts News
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has agreed to deed about 5 acres of county-owned land in Mariners Park in Sea Level to the Down East Fire Department so the agency can pursue a federal grant to construct a new station there.
NEW BERN — Two area drug dealers, including a Carteret County man, were recently convicted of controlled substance distribution offenses and sentenced to prison by Judge John Nobles Jr. in Craven County Superior Court, District Attorney Scott Thomas’ office announced Tuesday.
NEWPORT — A traffic collision Monday afternoon on Hibbs Road resulted in two women, one of them pregnant, being taken to Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.
BEAUFORT — The parents of a six-and-a-half-week-old infant who died under their care made first felony court appearances in Carteret County District Court Monday morning.
MOREHEAD CITY — In conjunction with District Attorney Scott Thomas’ office, the Morehead City Police Department has arrested and charged two individuals related to an investigation into the death of an infant.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association will hold its annual business conference beginning Saturday at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Atlantic Beach.
BEAUFORT — Three individuals were recently convicted in Carteret County Superior Court of controlled substance distribution offenses and have been sentenced to prison.
NEWPORT — Carteret County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an alleged drive-by shooting that occurred Friday night at Sea Scape Mobile Home Park in Newport.
EMERALD ISLE — Police have arrested two individuals in connection with a series of car break-ins along Ocean Drive.
OTWAY — A black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday morning in the Otway area.
MOREHEAD CITY — Rising Broad Creek Middle School sixth-grader Sabrina King is interested in becoming a firefighter.
DAVIS — Multiple fire departments responded late Monday afternoon to a woods and field forest fire in Davis and saved several threatened homes.
BROAD CREEK — No charges were filed in an accident involving a vehicle striking and killing a pedestrian June 5 while the man was standing in the center turning lane of Highway 24 near Frank’s Pizza.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — According to officials, a house fire on Loblolly Drive in Pine Knoll Shores Tuesday afternoon likely resulted in a total loss of the residence.
NEWPORT — The driver of a red Dodge Ram pickup truck was transported to Carteret Health Care in Morehead City Tuesday morning after running off the road on Highway 24.
BETTIE — A Smyrna man has been charged following a collision involving four vehicles Sunday afternoon in Bettie.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Benjamin Allen Sprester, 34, of White Oak Bluff Road in Stella, Friday for engaging in “lewd and lascivious acts” with two minors.
BROAD CREEK — No charges have been filed as of Wednesday in a fatal accident June 5 in Broad Creek.
EMERALD ISLE — Emergency crews from the town of Emerald Isle responded to a call near Bogue Inlet Pier regarding a water rescue around 7 p.m. Monday.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Sheriff's office announced Thursday afternoon the missing juvenile has been located in Beaufort.
EMERALD ISLE — Chris Johns, co-owner of RuckerJohns in Emerald Isle, said York Properties of Raleigh, the owner of Emerald Plantation shopping center, has withdrawn a lawsuit against the restaurant owners seeking to force Sunday operational hours.
EMERALD ISLE — Two owners of a restaurant in Emerald Isle are so far defying their property owner’s lawsuit to get them to reopen the business on Sundays.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Sheriff's Office has canceled a missing person alert, announcing Tuesday morning Shayde Danielle Aton, of Jacksonville, Fla., was found.
STELLA — Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Jones County man during a traffic stop in Stella Thursday evening.