Carteret County Missing Persons And Welfare Checks In NC. Report To Law Enforcement.

Archives of Carteret County missing persons and welfare checks in the NC communities of Morehead City, Newport, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Cape Carteret, and Harkers Island. If you have any information about individuals seen on this page, please call law enforcement at (252) 726-1911 to report.

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Persons Found Or Located

July 13, 2020

Authorities in the county are asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing woman known as Kimber Wolfe. This person is described as being 26 years old, white female standing 5 feet 1 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes. Ms. Wolfe is from Wilkes County but left the area with a male known as “Craig” and has not been seen since.

June 4, 2020

Local law enforcement is asking the public to be on the lookout for 15 year old Jazlynn Cordova who was last seen Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Jazlynn is from Morehead City NC and is described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall, Hispanic female, 115 lbs, with brown hair and eyes. Ms. Cordova is though to either be in Craven County NC area or the Mecklenburg-Charlotte area. If you have any information about this missing girl, please call 252-726-1911.

May 17, 2020

Emerald Isle Police are asking for people to be on the lookout for 15 year old Jessica Gaston who is approximately 5’8 and 190 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. Jessica Gaston’s last known location was Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier.

January 30, 2020

Morehead City Police are looking for 16 year old Kimolani Durham who they say was last seen on Wednesday at Wilson Clippers at 1710 ½ Arendell Street in Morehead City.

At the time of his disappearance, Kimolani was wearing wearing blue jeans, a t-shirt, and a coat. Additionally, he is described as having brown hair, blue eyes and to be approximately 5’8.5 and 152lbs.

Local police believe that Kimolani Durham could be in Goldsboro, Jacksonville or the Havelock area.

Call Detective Kelly Guthrie if you have any information. Detective Guthrie can be reached at 252.726.3131 ext. 110 or call 252.726.1911.

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December 16, 2019

Be on the lookout for 15 year old Susana Carrazco-Jauregui last seen on December 16, 2019. She is described as a white female, 5 feet tall and 125 lbs. She has brown hair and eyes. Susana was last seen wearing jeans and a black hoodie. She was last seen in the Highway 24 area of the county. Call 911 if you see this missing runaway juvenile. You can also call 252-726-1911 or Detective JC Hawks at the Sheriffs Department.


October 14, 2019

Kathya Esthela Echavez is described as having brown hair and brown eyes, approximately 5’1 and 130 lbs. She is 30 years old and was wearing gray tank top and blue shorts when she voluntarily left her mother’s home.

Kathya was last seen on October 4 in Peletier, but there was phone contact on October 7. Vehicle: Tan 1998 Chevrolet Prism.


October 2019

Elizabeth Ann Jones was seen leaving her residence on foot at her home on Lincoln Road on Sunday, October 6, 2019, then she was last seen at 1 p.m. getting in to a possible dark grey Doge Dakota truck at the Walmart in Morehead City with a man and woman.

If you have any information about Elizabeth Ann Jones, please call (252) 726-1911.


December 2018

If you have seen Raymond Klingel, please call law enforcement. Last Seen in Morehead City NC.


August 14, 2018

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Department and all local law enforcement agencies are looking for Kristen Bennett. She is described as a white female, age 24, with blond hair and blue eyes, 5’3 in height and weighing 105 lbs. She was last seen leaving her home in Newport, NC near Hibbs Road. She was last seen wearing a blue tank top with white stripes with a orange long sleeved shirt over the tank top. If you have seen Kristen Bennett, please contact your local police.

Update 2019: The county sheriff’s department located the remains of Kristen Bennett at a home in Mill Creek in 2019 after a year of searching for her.


November 13, 2017

Local Police are looking for the following missing persons in Carteret County NC: Casey Burroughs and Briana Wallace.

Casey Burroughs is described as a white male, age 21, 5’9 in height, and 150 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and grey sweatpants.

Briana Wallace is described as a white female, age 21, 5’7 in height, and 110 lbs. Clothing is unknown, but tattoos include a lion’s face with crown on her left hand.

DISCLAIMER: Persons found on this page are not necessarily wanted for criminal purposes and are simply people who are reported missing or requiring a welfare check locally.

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