Category: Murder

Former Atlantic resident charged in 2010 Salter Homicide

UPDATE: As a follow-up to the attached news release issued yesterday, Robert Eiskant is scheduled to arrive at the Carteret County Jail late Monday afternoon.   Mr. Eiskant has been scheduled for his first court appearance on Tuesday, January 9th between 10am and…

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Down East trio charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation

On 12/18/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office charged Nicholas Joyner, 42, of Atlantic, Melissa Mastropierro, 41, of Atlantic, and Joel Willis, 32, of Davis with Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Joyner, Mastropierro, and Willis…

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David Ray Willis

Atlantic man charged in double homicide of Fulcher brothers

On 12/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s detectives charged David Ray Willis, 57, of Atlantic, NC with two open counts of murder in the deaths of Philip Raymond Fulcher and William “David” Fulcher at their home in Atlantic in August of 2022….

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Cox, Toby

New Bern man charged with Death by Distribution following overdose death investigation.

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies charged Toby Christian Cox, 40, of Old Pollocksville Road, New Bern, with one-count of Death by Distribution pursuant to an overdose death investigation. Cox is currently in custody at the Craven County Detention Center,…

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Morehead City couple face Murder charges following stabbing

On August 16, 2023 Tennessee deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office served Nicholas “Nico” Chino Ayodoro, 31, of Willis Mobile Home Park, 3114 Bridges St, Morehead City with one open count of Murder following a warrant issued by the…

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William Eugene McMillion

Gloucester man faces Second Degree Murder; Death by Distribution Charges

On 08/11/2023, Carteret County deputies arrested William Eugene McMillion, 43, of Straits Rd, Gloucester following the 2020 overdose death of Heidi Guiendon of Otway. McMillion was identified by detectives as having sold the opiates laced with fentanyl that caused the…

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Jaime Hicks Long

Sheriff’s Office investigating Morehead City shooting

On Saturday, 04/08/2023, Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance at 706 Hedrick Blvd, Morehead City where two people were discovered shot. Detectives say Jaime Hicks Long, 47, was found deceased inside the residence while her husband David Wayne…

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Newport man charged in stabbing

On 03/27/2023 Iredell and Catawba County deputies along with members of the SBI Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested Christian Jovani Osorio Cruz, 23, of 446 Nine Foot Rd, Newport following a 25-mile chase on I-40 through those counties. Cruz was…

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Hugh Crandall Willis Jr

Down East man charged in Overdose Death

 On February 20, 2023, Deputies arrested Hugh Crandall Willis Jr, 34, of Gloucester, NC. Willis was charged with distributing Fentanyl which resulted in the overdose death of Bethany JoAlison Styron, age 25, of Davis, NC. This arrest was result of…

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Two more charged following Harris Street Death Investigation

 On 09/22/2022 Carteret County Sheriff’s Deputies charged Jason Allen Porter, 42, of Newport with one open count of murder. Porter is currently serving an active prison sentence for probation violations in the New Hanover Department of Corrections and was transported…

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Atlantic death investigation ruled double homicide

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the NC State Bureau of Investigation and Onslow County Sheriff’s Office crime scene unit are currently investigating the deaths of two brothers found deceased in their home at 120 Clem Fulcher Ct….

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