Category Archives: — CARTERET COUNTY

Arrest made in Salter Path Stabbing

On 12/02/2017 Carteret County deputies arrested Brandon Edward Herring, 27, of 121 Brookside Ct South, Swansboro after stabbing 35-year-old Ronnie McArthur outside a relative’s home on Ocean View Lane in Salter Path. Deputies said the two got into an argument over a woman. Herring is accused of stabbing McArthur four times in the abdomen. McArthur was originally transported to Carteret Heath Care and then transferred by ambulance to Vidant Greenville. McArthur has since been treated and released. Herring was charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Bodily Injur…

HEROIN DEALER CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

APRIL GUTHRIE THOMAS, 34 Beaufort, North Carolina – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Carteret County Superior Court Thursday, APRIL GUTHRIE THOMAS, 34, of Newport, was convicted by a jury and sentenced by the presiding judge to prison for Involuntary Manslaughter and Delivery of Heroin in connection with her sale of heroin to Kendal Walbert in 2014. The case was prosecuted as Second-Degree Murder; however, the jury verdict was for the lesser offense of Involuntary Manslaughter. Mr. Walbert died of a heroin overdose in mid-August 2014, after purchasing the drug from A…

Morehead City man charged in sexual assault

  On 10/27/2017, Carteret County Deputies arrested Walter Hubert Willis Jr, 79, of Oxford Court, MHC in connection with six sexual assault charges. Willis turned himself into authorities for the assaults of three children known to him all under the age of 15. The alleged assaulted occurred between 2013 and 2017. Willis was charged with three counts of “Indecent Liberties with a Child” and three counts of “Sex Offense with a Child”. Willis remains in the Carteret County Jail under a $1 million dollar bond and has already had his first court appearance.…

UPDATE They have been found — Carteret County Sheriff’s Office — M I S S I N G

Both subjects have been located, are alive, and are being transported to Carteret Heath Care for exposure to the elements. Both subjects were last seen in Newport, NC on 11/12/2017. Burroughs last seen wearing white T-shirt and grey sweat pants. Wallace unknown clothing, several tattoos most noticeably a lions face on left arm with crown on left hand, and “Every Queen Needs a King” on left side of neck, scorpion on right leg. If located contact Detective Derek Moore, Carteret County Sheriffs Office (252) 726-1911. Both subjects have been entered NCIC. NIC/M004135372 / NIC/M464266264…

Carteret County Sheriff’s Office — M I S S I N G ****WELFARE CONCERN****

Both subjects were last seen in Newport, NC on 11/12/2017. Burroughs last seen wearing white T-shirt and grey sweat pants. Wallace unknown clothing, several tattoos most noticeably a lions face on left arm with crown on left hand, and “Every Queen Needs a King” on left side of neck, scorpion on right leg. If located contact Detective Derek Moore, Carteret County Sheriffs Office (252) 726-1911. Both subjects have been entered NCIC. NIC/M004135372 / NIC/M464266264 / Carteret County Case 171109718C. IF LOCATED CONTACT THE CARTERET CO. COMMUNICATIONS CENTER AT 252-726-1911. 304 CRAVE…

DOT considers another ‘roundabout’

Unlike Arapahoe proposal, this nightmare spot needs big-time help! Click image to enlarge BEAUFORT — State transportation officials will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for a proposed roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 70 (Live Oak Street) and N.C. 101 in the Town of Beaufort. Drivers travel through a roundabout in the same circular direction at a lower speed. In North Carolina, crashes of all types have been reduced by almost half where roundabouts have been installed at existing intersections. The meeting will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Beaufort Train Depot, l…

THIS IS NOT FAKE NEWS !!

Accused man first claims to be an ‘agricultural product’ Later flees, then convicted in absentia — surfaces disguised as a woman Willis wore a wig at the time of his capture, but looks better in his official mugshot. BEAUFORT, N.C. — Jerry Wayne Willis, 44, of Morehead City, has been sentenced to prison for several criminal charges. On Sept. 12, Willis was convicted in absentia by a jury in Carteret County, on multiple counts: Willis was for Selling Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver Heroin…

DAVIS CONVICTED IN CARTERET DOUBLE MURDER

Beaufort, North Carolina – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Carteret County Superior Court today, JHADEN AUSTIN DAVIS, 26, formerly of Camp Lejeune, was convicted by a jury of two counts of First-Degree Murder. Superior Court Judge W. Douglas Parsons presided over this trial. The case was prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney David Spence, assisted by Victim-Witness Legal Assistant Michelle Gillikin. The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case, led by Chief Detective Jason Wank, with assistance from: the United States Bureau of Alc…

Newport men charged after stabbing

Joshua Barefoot, 31 Carteret County Sheriff’s Office On 07/09/2017, Carteret County deputies arrested Joshua Barefoot, 31, of 136 Oscar Hill Rd, Newport after stabbing 36-year-old Brandon Hobbs in the leg just before 1:00pm Sunday outside Barefoot’s home. Deputies said the two got into an argument over money resulting in a fistfight in which Barefoot pulled out a knife and stabbed Hobbs in the leg. Hobbs was able to get the knife away from Barefoot who also suffered a minor cut. Barefoot then retrieved a shotgun from his home and attempted to run after Hobbs who fled on foot down Roberts R…

Business Alert – fake one-hundred dollar bills

Click image to enlarge. Carteret County Sheriff’s Office The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a warning to businesses to keep their eyes opened for fake one-hundred dollar bills that are popping up in the county. Detectives say the phony $100.00 dollar bills have been received by a grocery store, ABC store, and most recently a convenient store in Newport. The fake $100.00 dollar bills have a poor representation of Benjamin Franklin and the words in large caps are stamped “For Motion Picture Use Only” with additional warnings under that in small letters “This note is no…
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