Daily Archives: March 16, 2020

Newport man arrested following bomb threat

On 03/15/2020, Carteret County Deputies arrested Charles Stanley Hunt Jr, 40, of Lot # 88 Dutch Treat MHP, Npt for making a false bomb threat. Deputy Cenold Belizaire and Sgt. Chad Honeycutt responded to the Town & Country IGA grocery store located at 1180 Hwy 24, in Newport just before 8pm Sunday. It was there employees reported a white male on a bicycle carrying a black box. Hunt reportedly was banging on the entry doors to the business, which drew the attention of the storeowner. The storeowner advised that Hunt was angry the store was closed and he would not unlock the door. It was then Hunt…