Category: Crime

Attempted Murder on Law Enforcement Officer: John Nigh Arrested

Hubert, NC – June 29, 2024: The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office successfully apprehended John Matthew Nigh, 36, of New Bern, a suspect with multiple pending felony charges, after he fired shots at deputies during an arrest operation. Earlier in the…

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Indian Beach man arrested for promoting prostitution

On 11/18/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s crime suppression unit (CSU) arrested Brandon Scott Hollamon, 42, of Salter Path Rd, Indian Beach on warrants obtained by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. Hollamon was charged with seventeen various counts of promoting prostitution…

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Newport man arrested for child sex offenses

On 11/13/2023 Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Anthony Forbes, 40, of Dusty Trail, Newport. Forbes was arrested as a result of an undercover investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children detectives. This investigation began after numerous child sex…

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(Comer – Left / Giffin – Right)

Two charged in Riverwoods Burglaries

On 10/26/2023 Carteret County deputies arrested Jayden Chance Comer, 22, of 112 Bryan Blvd, Havelock and Joseph Brandon Giffin, 27, of 119 Hatcher Dr, Newport after breaking into two homes on Hatcher Drive in Riverwoods. On Thursday at approximately 4:45pm…

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Western Carteret man arrested for Child Porn offenses

On 09/26/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce arrested Daniel Keith McClain, 34, of Hickory Hills Ct, Cape Carteret. McClain was charged as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation….

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Peletier Man arrested for Indecent Liberties with a Child

On 08/04/2023, Carteret County deputies arrested Djornann Daniel Makara, 28, of Peletier. Makara was charged following an investigation involving allegations of child sexual assault. Makara was charged with Indecent Liberties with a Child. Makara is being held in the Carteret…

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Lenoir County man arrested for sex offenses with a child

On 07/21/2023 Lenoir County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Timothy Denis Gray, 42, of Deep Run, NC on warrants obtained by the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office for rape and taking indecent liberties with a child. Carteret Sheriff’s detectives have been investigating Gray…

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Sheriff’s Office investigating roommates Murder, Suicide

On Tuesday, 07/11/2023, Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home on Dogwood Drive in Cedar Point following a request for a welfare check on the two occupants. Deputies discovered two men deceased inside the home both suffering from gunshot…

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Suspect arrested for Child Solicitation

On 06/29/2023 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested Willy Alexander Korthals, 29, of Bettie. Korthals was charged as a result of an undercover ICAC investigation conducted by the FBI with support from…

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One arrested in Pamlico County on drug and gun charges — under a 1,575,000.00 secured bond

  On Friday, April 21, 2023, deputies of the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office concluded a two-month investigation related to the sale of illegal narcotics in the Mesic community of Pamlico County. Deputies executed a search warrant at the residence of…

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Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office — Request for Public Assistance

Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Kenneth Seaman Wright II. Wright is a white male, 43 years old, 5’10” tall, and weighs approximately 170 pounds. Wright is wanted for Obtaining Property By False Pretenses. Additionally, Wright has…

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