Category: Law Enforcement

Russell Earl Lavarl Jones

Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office announces the death of Detention Sergeant

The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened to announce the death of Detention Sergeant Russell Earl Lavarl Jones. The 36-year-old officer lost his life in the line of duty after suffering a medical emergency in the Detention Center on…

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COPPER RIDGE – Tuesday night (left), Daimon King, Vice Chairman of the Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association, introduces the banquet’s keynote speaker Chris Swecker, former Assistant Director of the FBI Criminal Investigative Division. The event honored a law enforcement professional from…

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Beaufort County Sheriff Deparment to establish Sub-Station in Aurora

Sheriff Scott Hammonds is excited to announce the implementation of monthly Town Hall Meetings throughout Beaufort County beginning in March 2023. The purpose of these meetings is to give the residents of Beaufort County an opportunity to meet with Sheriff…

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Law enforcement to share details on drug trafficking arrests

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck, along with Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes and District Attorney Scott Thomas will be hosting a press conference, Wednesday March 1st, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Carteret County Courthouse to…

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Not Your Dad’s Hardware Store, 48 locks for Jail?


BAYBORO – The Pamlico County Commissioners were a bit shell-shocked Monday night after Sheriff Chris Davis and County Manager Tim Buck brought the bad news – not just from left field. This quote might well have come from another Galaxy!…

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Meet & Greet for Chris McGee!

Havelock’s New City Manager HAVELOCK TOURIST & EVENT CENTER – Elected officials urge residents and taxpayers to turnout for a fun event Thursday, March 31, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm as Mr. McGee learns the ‘lay of the land’ (and…

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Man shot, killed as officers attempt to serve warrant

District Attorney Scott Thomas and Pamlico County Sheriff Chris Davis announced that an officer-involved shooting occurred in Pamlico County on Tuesday. Aug. 10, at approximately 9:40pm. The initial investigation revealed that the shooting occurred at a residence located at 1773…

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Patrick Gallagher

New Bern selects Police Chief | Opening had pool of 74 applicants

By Colleen Roberts | Public Information Officer | City of New Bern Deputy Chief Patrick Gallagher, from Virginia Beach, Va.,  has accepted the position of Chief of Police for the New Bern Police Department. His first day in the office…

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Feds asked to put kibosh on menthol cigarettes

By Delmonte Jefferson | Center for Black Health & Equity As a North Carolina-based public health organization, the Center for Black Health & Equity was pleased to hear that state Attorney General Josh Stein recently joined a bipartisan group of…

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