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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Active Reports: County officials are asking the public for information on Savannah Grant who went missing on October 9, 2021 while canoeing between Portsmouth Island and Ocracoke Island. Savannah is noted as being white female, 27 years of age, with blond hair (dyed purple), brown eyes, standing 5 feet 3 inches, and weighing approximately 110 pounds. Grant was kayaking with 2 others who were rescued. The Coast Guard and National Park Service have suspended their search for Ms. Grant pending new information.
Persons Found Or Located
October 1, 2021
1) Samantha Shipp, age 12, was noted as a runaway juvenile on October 1, 2021 by the sheriff’s department and anyone having information about this case is asked to call (252) 726-1911, or by calling 911. Samantha Shipp is noted to be a 12 year old female, standing 5 feet 8 inches, weighing approximately 140 pounds and having brown eyes and hair. She is missing from the Cape Carteret NC area. 2) Emerald Isle police are searching for Sebastian Sanchez, age 14, who was last seen September 19, 2021. He is described as a 14 year old juvenile 5 feet 4 inches in height, 110 pounds, short brown hair, and hazel eyes. Please call 252-354-2021 or 252-726-1911 if you have any information on Sebastian Sanchez.
June 17, 2021: Officials looking for 15 year old female Mackensi Collins of Beaufort NC last seen wearing dark colored sweatpants and an unknown color long-sleeve shirt. She is described as bi-racial, brown hair, and brown eyes standing 5 foot, 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds.
June 6, 2021
The sheriff’s office along with state search teams are looking for 20 year old Joshua Clauson of Newport, NC after he failed to return from a walk in the Croatan National Forest. He was last seen wearing a khaki tank top and blue jeans, and is described as a white male with red hair. Mr. Clauson was found 8 days later.
January 14, 2021
Kellie Feathers, Age 24, long brown hair, white female, last seen on January 13, 2021 wearing dark leggings, beanie, crop top, and long brown shirt. Kellie Feathers is missing from Morehead City NC and anyone knowing her whereabouts should call 252-726-1911.
Morehead City NC Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for 17 year old Aiden Hilde who’s been missing since October 15, 2020. Aiden is described as a white male, blond hair and blue eyes, 5’7″ in height, and weighing 150 pounds. Please call 911 if you see this missing minor.
Beaufort NC police encourages the public to be on the lookout for a 15 year old girl by the name of Jazlynn Cordova last seen in Beaufort on October 5th, 2020. Police say she could be local or in Charlotte NC. Jazlynn Cordova is described as a 15 year old Hispanic female, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing around 120 pounds, brown eyes, and long black hair. Please call 252-726-1911 if you see this missing juvenile.
Newport NC police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Althea Kominiarek who is a 15 year old minor reported missing by her family. Althea Kominiarek is described as being a white female with shoulder length brown hair, blue to green eyes, 5 foot 6 inches in height, and approximately 175 lbs in weight. This minor child was last seen in Newport NC. If you see Ms. Kominiarek, please do not approach her and call 252-726-7911.
Authorities are asking the public to be on the lookup for a runaway teenager by the name of Jamal Osborne. Family reports indicate Jamal is a black male standing 5’1 in height and weighing 115 lbs. He was last seen on August 13, 2020 wearing a red t-shirt, grey sweatpants and black/white Nike tennis shoes. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jamal Osborne, please call 252-726-1911.
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.
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.
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.
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.