Local Woman Faces Assault With Deadly Weapon And Drug Charges

November 19 Arrests

Alyson Piner was jailed in Carteret County NC on November 19, 2020 at 10:34 am under a $89,500 seciured bond. She is facing the following charges: 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon, 2 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, 1 count of possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and 1 count of simple possession of a schedule 3 controlled substance.

Alyson Piner has a district court first appearance on December 7 and 11.

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Cape Carteret Police Make Habitual Felon Arrest

November 18, 2020 – Cape Carteret Arrest

Brandon Overton was jailed at 12:00 pm on November 18, 2020 and is on a $25,000 secured bond.

Charges include the following alleged crimes: 1 count of fleeing to allude arrest with a motor vehicle, 1 count of resisting a public officer, 1 count of FTA Larceny, 2 counts of FTA possession of stolen goods or property, and 1 count of FTA habitual felon.

Brandon Overton has both superior and district court dates on November 19 and December 8 (superior).

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Indecent Liberties With A Child Charge For Local Man

November 2020 NC Arrest Reports in NC

Douglas Lester was admitted in to the Carteret County jail on November 6 at 11:35 pm charged with 1 count of indecent liberties with a child.

Douglas Lester received a $50,000 secured bond and has a district court appearance next Monday.

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NEXT: The arrest of Peter Klainer of Newport NC

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Magistrates Arrest Warrant Leads To 9 Sex Charges For Area Man

November 4, 2020 Sex Crime Reports

Peter Klainer was admitted to the local detention center at 7:45 PM as the result of a magistrates arrest warrant relating to 9 alleged offences of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Peter Klainer has a $150,000 secured bond and a court date on November 5 for a first appearance.

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NEXT: Arrest of Dylan Elliott

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Drug Charges, Fleeing To Allude, And Probation Violation Charges For Local County Man

October 30, 2020 NC arrests

Dylan Elliott was admitted in to the Carteret County jail on October 30, 2020 at 11:15 am and has the following charges: 1 count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and distribute methamphetamine, 1 count of probation violation out of county, 1 count of possession, manufacture, sell, distribte a controlled substance with 1000 feet of a school, and 1 count of fleeing to allude law enforcement with a motor vehicle.

Dylan Elliott was given no bond.

Arresting agency is the Carteret County Sheriff’s Department.

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NEXT: The arrest of John Tootle Jr

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Beaufort Man In Jail For FTA Methamphetamine and Marijuana, Larceny, And Possession Of Stolen Goods Charges

October 29, 2020 Beaufort NC Crime Reports

John Tootle Jr was booked in to the Carteret County Detention Center on October 29, 2020 at 11:58 PM under the following alleged charges: FAILURE TO APPEAR ON 1 count of sell methamphetamine, 1 count of deliver methamphetamine, 1 count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine, 1 count of misdemeanor larceny, 1 count of possession of stolen goods, 1 count possession of marijuana up to 1/2 ounces, and 1 count of marijuana paraphernalia.

John Tootle Jr has both superior court dates and district court dates on December 7.

Arresting agency: Beaufort Police Department

NEXT: The arrest of David Moore

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3 Counts Of Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor Charges For Carteret County Man

October 29, 2020

David Moore was admitted to the Carteret County Jail at 3:38 PM on October 29, 2020 charged with 3 counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor and has a $150,000 secured bond.

David Moore has a district court date on October 30, 2020 for first appearance.

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NEXT: The arrest of Myles Strickland

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Felony Fleeing To Allude, Possession With Intent To Manufacture, Sell, And Deliver A Controlled Substance Arrests After Motorcycle Chase Ends In A Crash In Cape Carteret NC

October 29, 2020 NC Crime Reports

Myles Strickland was admitted in to the Carteret County Jail at 4:16 am on October 29, 2020 charged with 1 count each of possession with intent manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule 1 and schedule 6 controlled substance and felony fleeing to allude law enforcement.

Myles Strickland was given a $15,000 secured bond and has a district court appearance on October 29.

A law enforcement media release outlined that Mr. Strickland is alleged to have run from police on a motorcycle reaching speeds of 100 mph, with no helmet, and a passenger with no helmet. Police say the motorcycle crash happened in Cape Carteret NC.

The female passenger was not charged.

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NEXT: The arrest of Brent Humphrey

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Man Jailed On Assault With A Deadly Weapon, Probation Violations, Concealed Gun, And Drug Charges

October 29, 2020 NC County Crime And Arrests

Brent Humphrey was admitted in to the Carteret County Detention Center at 1:58 PM on October 29, 2020 charged with 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon, 1 count of carrying a concealed gun, failure to comply with child support, 3 counts of probation violation, 1 count of possession of drug paraphernalia, and 1 count of possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule 2 controlled substance.

Brent Humphrey has both district court and superior court dates on November 24, November 17, and December 15 for superior court.

The arresting agency is the Carteret County Sheriff’s Department.

NEXT: The arrest of Joshua Dyer.

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Assault With A Deadly Weapon With Intent To Kill, Kidnapping, And Burglary Charges For Morehead City Man

October 2020 – NC Crime Reports in Morehead City

Joshua Dyer was admitted in to the county jail on October 27, 2020 at 8:30 am charged with 1 count of first degree burglary, 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious body injury, 6 counts of second degree kidnapping, and 2 counts of simple assault.

Joshua Dyer has a district court date on October 27 for a first appearance.

Morehead City Police is the arresting agency.

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NEXT: The arrest of Ronnie McArthur

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Local County Man Jailed After Failure To Appear On Felony Drug Charges, Assault On Female, False Imprisonment, And Interfering With Emergency Communications

October 26, 2020 County Crime Reports

On October 26, 2020, Ronnie McArthur was admitted in to the Carteret County Jail at 11:50 am charged with 1 count of failure to appear on possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule 2 controlled substance, 1 count of failure to appear on felony sell of a schedule 2 controlled substance, 1 count of failure to appear on felony deliver of a schedule 2 controlled substance, 1 count of false imprisonment, 1 count of assault on a female, and 1 count of interfering with emergency communications.

Ronnie McArthur was given a $35,000 secured bond and has court dates on November 13 and 16.

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NEXT: The arrest of Devin Smith.

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Fugitive Caught In Atlantic Beach NC

October 22, 2020 – Local Crime Reports

Devin Smith was admitted in to the county jail at 3:16 pm charged with one count of speeding, no operators license, driving while impaired, open container after consuming alcohol, and wanted fugitive from another state.

Devin Smith was given a $200,000 bond and is awaiting extradition proceedings.

NEXT: The arrest of Emily Lawrence

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Order For Arrest Given For Carteret County Woman On Drug Charges And Breaking And Entering

October 23, 2020 – NC Crime Reports

Emily Lawrence was admitted in to the county jail at 10:26 am charged with 2 counts of trafficking in Opium or Heron, 1 count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver, and 1 count of breaking and entering to terrorize or injure.

Emily Lawrence was given a $100,000 secure bond. No known court date.

NEXT: The arrest of Kenneth Wiblitzhouser

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Newport NC Man Charged With Alleged Child Sex Offenses

October 16, 2020 – NC Crime

Kenneth Wiblitzhouser was admitted in to the Carteret County jail on October 16, 2020 at 9 am charged with alleged statutory rape of a child, indecent liberties with a child, and dissemination of obscene materials to a child under age 16. His bond is set at $100,000 secured.

Kenneth Wiblitzhouser has a first appearance court date on October 19, 2020.

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NEXT: Arrest of Marvin Powers Jr.

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County Man Charged With 19 Drug Offenses And 1 Firearm Offense

October 2020 NC County Crime Reports

Marvin Powers Jr was admitted in to the Carteret County Jail on October 16, 2020 at 4:08 am charged with 19 drug offences and 1 possession of a firearm by felon offence.

The drug offences include trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking in opium or heroin, maintaining a dwelling, and possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule VI controlled substance.

Marvin Powers Jr has a first appearance court date on October 16, 2020.

NEXT: Arrest of Christopher Brown.

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Newport NC Man Charged With 11 Alleged Drug Offences

October 6, 2020 – County Crime Reports

Christopher Brown was admitted to the Carteret County jail on October 6, 2020 at 9:10 pm charged with 11 alleged drug offences. Christopher Brown is currently under a $35,000 secured bond and has a district court date on October 9, 2020.

Charges include possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a schedule 2 controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

NEXT: Arrest of Stephanie Hedrick for alleged drug crimes.

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Carteret County Woman Charged With 21 Counts Of Alleged Drug Crimes

October 6, 2020 NC Crime Reports

Stephanie Hedrick was admitted in to the Carteret County Detention facility on October 6, 2020 at 11:53 am charged with 21 alleged drug offences. She is under a $510,000 secured bond. Stephanie Hedrick has a superior court date on November 3rd and a district court date on October 23rd.

Charges include Trafficking in Opium or Heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver methamphetamine, and manufacture of a schedule 2 controlled substance.

NEXT: Arrest of Rheanon Thomas for theft.

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Cedar Point Woman Arrested For String Of Thefts Spanning Atlantic Beach, Indian Beach, And Emerald Isle

October 2020 Arrests

Police in Emerald Isle NC say 40 year old Rheanon Thomas was arrested on October 2, 2020 for a string of alleged thefts captured on surveillance video from homes in Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, and Atlantic Beach. Rheanon Thomas was given a $15,000 unsecured bond.

Police say that the surveillance video along with a picture from the video helped lead to her arrest. Ms. Thomas turned herself in with an attorney on Friday after several people on social media identified her.

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NEXT: Arrest of Michelle Lawig.

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Local Woman In Jail Charged With FTA Habitual Felon And Felony Possession Of Methamphetamine

October 2020 NC Crime Reports

Michelle Lawig was booked in to jail on October 2, 2020 at 9:30 am charged with Failure To Appear (FTA) FELONY POSSESSION SCH II CS METHAMPHETAMINE, HABITUAL FELON, and SECOND DEGREE TRESPASS. Michelle Lawig is appearing in superior court on November 17, 2020 and is under a $75,000 secured bond.

NEXT: The arrest of Christopher Pearson for felony secret peeping.

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Carteret County NC Man Charged With Felony Secret Peeping And Probation Violation

October 2020

Christopher Pearson was arrested and charged with the crime of felony secret peeping and probation violation. He was processed in to jail at 10:16 pm on October 1, 2020. Mr. Pearson received a $10,000 secured bond and has a first appearance for October 5 in superior court.

NEXT: The arrest of Jennifer Harrelson for financial fraud and drug violation.

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Local Woman Charged With Financial Card Fraud, Felony Probation Violation, Theft, And Sell Deliver Heroin

October 2020

Jennifer Harrelson was booked in to the Carteret Detention Center at 5:11 PM on October 1, 2020 charged with sell deliver Heroin, felony probation violation, financial card fraud and theft, and misdemeanor probation violation. Jennifer Harrelson is facing 8 charges and was given no bond.

Her next court appearance will be October 5, 2020 in superior court.

NEXT: The arrest of Joshua Styron for sexual battery.

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Beaufort NC Man Charged With Sexual Battery And Assault On A Female

September 30, 2020 – Beaufort NC crime reports

Joshua Styron was admitted to the Carteret County Detention Facility at 8:50 PM on September 30, 2020 and is charged with 1 count of sexual battery and 1 count of assault on a female. Mr. Styron received no bond and will have his first court appearance on October 1, 2020.

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NEXT: Arrest of Coy Lisk on 36 charges.

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Sheriffs Department Announces 36 Charges For Area Man On Drug Charges, Resisting, Larceny, And Other Alleged Crimes

September 22, 2020

The local NC Sheriff’s Department announced 36 charges for Coy Lisk of Carteret County ranging from DWLR, no inspection, resisting a law enforcement officer, no car title, larceny, fictitious information to an officer, possession of stolen goods, drug paraphernalia, and sell/manufacture/possession of Heroin and Methamphetamine, and selling a controlled substance within 1000 yards of a kids park.

Coy Lisk is in jail on a $65,000 secured bond. He was admitted to the detention center on September 22, 2020 at 3:04 PM.

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NEXT: Undercover drug operation nets 9 new arrests.

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NC Sheriff Announces 9 New Arrests In Operation One By One Targeting Drug Trafficking.

September 18, 2020 – NC Crime

Sheriff Asa Buck and narcotics detectives in Carteret County, NC announced 9 new arrests in Operation One By One which is a collaborative effort by District Attorney Scott Thomas, municipal law enforcement agencies in the county, and the sheriffs of Craven and Pamlico counties.

At the opening of this operation, narcotics detectives believe that once the operation is concluded it will yield close to 100 arrests.

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NEXT: The arrest of Raymond Etheridge on 60 charges relating to vehicle break-ins.

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Newport NC Man Receives 60 Charges After Alleged String Breaking And Entering Spree Over Labor Day

September 16, 2020 Carteret County crime in NC

The local Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of Raymond Nicholas Etheridge, 31, of Newport on 60 charges relating to a string of alleged vehicle breaking and entering and received a $19,000 bond. The alleged breaking and entering happened over the Labor Day weekend and involved at least 20 vehicles in Morehead City and Newport.

Raymond Etheridge has prior convictions relating to vehicle break-ins.

At the time of his arrest, he also allegedly was in possession of methamphetamine and heroin, and detectives say that he had outstanding warrants.

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NEXT: The arrest of Mark Hall for attempted murder.

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Assault With A Deadly Weapon Intent To Kill, Attempted Murder Charges For Newport NC Man

September 2020 NC Crime News

Mark Hall Jr is in the Carteret County jail charged with 5 counts (4 felonies) and facing a 1 million dollar bond. The charges include 2 counts of first degree attempted murder, 2 counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and 1 count of injury to personal property.

Mark Hall Jr was admitted in to the local detention center on September 13, 2020 at 7:40 pm.

Allegedly, Mr. Hall was reported to have swung a large machete at two women on Chatham St earlier in the day. Neither woman was hurt.

Arresting agency is documented as the Newport NC Police Department.

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NEXT: Leovigildo Angel arrested for alleged child pornography charges.

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Local County Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges (Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor)

September 10, 2020

Arrests this week include Leovigildo Angel, 49, of Newport, NC for 3 counts of alleged third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Mr. Angel is currently in jail on a $300,000 secured bond.

Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with Pine Knoll Shores Police Department, Atlantic Beach Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations participated in the investigation.

A third degree sexual exploitation of a minor charges stem from the alleged sharing and possession of sexual based images or video of any person under the age of 18 years old.

Leovigildo Angel has a first appearance on Friday, September 11, 2020.

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Shooting Investigation Underway On East Hedrick Drive In Morehead City NC On September 9, 2020

Update September 10 at 7:00 am: There is a considerable social media viral post stating that this is a murder investigation. In reality, no information is being released at this time and there is no indication that anyone died as a result of this shooting.

September 9, 2020

The Carteret County Sheriffs Department just announced that late this afternoon law enforcement responded to a shooting on East Hedrick Drive in Morehead City in which one male victim was transported to the hospital then flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The sheriffs department did not release any other information about the investigation, but we will update this article as more information is received.

The media release did not specify why law enforcement responded to the residence on East Hedrick Drive, or if anyone is in custody.

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Carteret County NC Man Charged With First Degree Kidnapping, Possession Of A Firearm By Felon, And Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon

August 30, 2020

Local Sheriffs Department announces the arrest of Castilla Godette who is charged with 3 felony charges including first degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon, and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was booked in to the county jail on a $60,000 secured bond.

Castilla Godette will have a first appearance on August 31st.

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NC Sex Offender On Child Premises Violation Arrest

August 27, 2020 Crime Reports in Carteret County NC

The Carteret County Sheriff announced the arrest of Jered Hayes for the alleged crime of sex offended child premises violation and was given a $25,000 secured bond.

Under this charge, the person charged is not allowed at a premises where children are to include a school, daycare, or the primary home of the child.

Jered Hayes will have his first court date in September, 2020.

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NEXT: Jerry Davis Jr arrest after Lowes Home Improvement investigation.

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Larceny Arrest Made After Lowes Home Improvement Investigation

August 2020 Crime Arrest In NC

The Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of Jerry Davis Jr who is charged with 3 counts of larceny. Mr. Davis was given a $500 secured bond.

Law enforcement officials began an investigation in cooperation with Morehead City Police in to an alleged theft of property at the Lowes Home Improvement Center in Morehead City. During the investigation, social media was used to help identify and locate this individual.

Police allege that Jerry Davis is responsible for several completed larceny infractions at Lowes Home Improvement stores in Onslow and Carteret County.

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Sneads Ferry NC Man Arrested For Vandalizing And Breaking And Entering At Newport Middle School

August 22, 2020

Newport Police in NC announced the arrest of Brandon Waller, age 30, of Sneads Ferry for allegedly breaking and enter and vandalizing Newport Middle School. He is current at the detention center on a $5000 bond and will have a first appearance on Monday, August 24th.

Police officers in Newport investigating this incident report that Brandon Waller was arrest at the nearby Walmart after he allegedly used an item stolen from the middle school to break a window at the store.

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Probation And Parole Compliance Check Leads To 2 Arrests for Felony Crimes Including Drugs, Weapons Of Mass Destruction, And Possession Of A Firearm By A Felon

August 17, 2020 NC Crime Reports

Carteret County Sheriffs Department Narcotics Division announced the arrest of Tyler Hall, 21, of Newport, and Zachary Barnes, 30, of Morehead City after a probation and parole compliance check on one of the men.

Narcotics agents say that during the compliance check on Tyler Hall, narcotics detectives found methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, THC based edibles/wax, multiple items of drug paraphernalia, $406 in US Currency, and a firearm were located and seized. The firearm was a .410 shotgun modified to create maximum damage and fits the legal statute to be considered a weapon of mass destruction under NC law.

A few hours later, detectives were led to the home of Zachary Barnes where methamphetamine, heroin, MDMA, marijuana, Xanax, multiple items of drug paraphernalia, and multiple firearms were located and seized.

The relationship, if any, between the two men is unknown.

Tyler Hall received a $75,000 bond and Zachary Barnes received a $300,000 bond.

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Area Woman Arrested After Traffic Stop For Allegedly Trafficking Methamphetamine and Heroin, 20 Outstanding Felony Warrants, Resisting Arrest, And Destroying Criminal Evidence

August 2020 NC Crime Reports

In cooperation with the Morehead City Police Department, Deputies with the Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of Misty Parsons, age 43, of Newport NC for the following charges and was given a $1.5 million dollar secured bond.

Trafficking in heron, trafficking in methamphetamine, 20 arrest warrants from Operation One By One, resisting arrest, and destruction of criminal evidence.

The arrest was initiated during a traffic stop.

Other charges include 2 counts of conspiring to sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, conspiring to sell and deliver heroin, possessing a schedule II controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver, selling and delivering a schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a dwelling that was used for keeping and selling a controlled substance, and one count each of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver, selling methamphetamine, delivering methamphetamine, manufacturing a schedule II controlled substance, selling a schedule II controlled substance, delivering a schedule II controlled substance, possessing heroin with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver, manufacturing heroin, selling heroin, and delivering heroin.

Misty Parsons will have a first appearance this week.

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Statutory Rape Charges Filed On Cherry Point Marine By Atlantic Beach NC Police

August 11, 2020 – NC Crime In Carteret County NC

The Atlantic Beach Police Department announced the arrest of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathon Hornsby, 20, Havelock with three counts of statutory rape of a child less than 15 years old. He is currently being held on a $200,000 bond at the local detention center.

Allegedly, on July 25th, ABPD received a call from Cherry Point officials that a underage person was at the main gate requesting a ride back to Atlantic Beach which the ABPD obliged. At the same time, Jonathon Hornsby was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

An investigation led the Atlantic Beach Police to seek charges for statutory rape on the underage victim. Mr. Hornsby’s first appearance was August 6, 2020.

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Carteret County Man Charged With Felony Concealment Of A Death After Body Found In Peletier NC Mobile Home

July 29, 2020 Crime Reports

July 30 Update: Local authorities identified the deceased as Roland Pridgen Jr of Havelock and received preliminary results from the coroner that the death is not from foul play. James Dahlbender was released from custody after posting bail and was placed on electronic monitoring.

Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of James Dahlbender, age 44, of Lot # 7, Bucks Corner Mobile Home Park, Peletier NC for felony concealing a death. James Dahlbender was given a $10,000.00 bond and has a first appearance on July 30, 2020.

Earlier in the day, deputies found a dead body at Lot # 7, Bucks Corner Mobile Home Park, Peletier NC and then executed a search warrant on the home later in the evening. At this time, a sheriff’s spokesperson said that the body was taken to a coroner’s office to determine the cause of the death. No details about the age, race, or gender of the deceased person was given.

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Criminal Citations Handed Out After Breaking And Entering Efforts At The Cape Lookout Lighthouse

July 2020 – Criminal Citations

The rangers office at the Cape Lookout National Seashore and lighthouse reports that on the weekend of July 26th and 27th 2020, there was an incident where 8-10 young adults or teenagers broke locks and entered the lighthouse after hours.

The rangers office went on to add that this group of individuals attempted the same act earlier in the evening. For the individuals that the ranger’s office was able to identify entering the lighthouse, they were given criminal citations, but no arrests were made.

Allegedly, all individuals involved in this incident were identified as being from down east Carteret County communities.

NEXT: Operation One By One yields 16 more arrests.

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16 More Arrests In Operation One By One In Carteret County NC

July 20 Crime Reports

The Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced 16 more arrests in Operation One By One which is a collaborative effort with the Morehead City Police Department.

Several weeks ago this operation started yielding 39 arrests of alleged drug dealers in the county. After this second round, to date there are 55 people detained. Sheriff Asa Buck is on record as stating this this operation could yield near 100 arrested.

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Sheriffs Office Arrests Belhaven Couple For Alleged Child Abduction

July 2020 Carteret County Crime Reports And Arrests

The Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of a Belhaven couple for child abduction after responding to a domestic incident at Cedar Creek Campground And Marina in Seal Level.

Deputies allege that during the domestic investigation, they discovered that the couple were listed in a database on abducted children. Arrested are James Marvin Spencer Jr., 36, and Brittany Spencer, 31 of Belhaven.

The four children ages 2, 4, 6 and 7 are now in the were in the custody of county social services before being returned to Belhaven under the care of the custodial guardian. Allegedly, the children were taken from a relative who had legal custody.

Marvin Spencer Jr is charged with four counts of abduction of children and one count of failing to appear for a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in connection with a May 2020 attack with a sledgehammer from a different county. He was given a $450,000 bond.

Brittany Spencer is charged with four counts of abduction of children and is being held on a $40,000 bond.

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NEXT: Murder suspect sought after murder at Oceanana Resort.

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Murder Suspect Sought After Deadly Shooting At Oceanana Motel In Atlantic Beach NC

May 30, 2020 Crime Information

The Atlantic Beach NC Police Department are actively looking for Shaquille Carter, age 30 of Wilmington NC after an alleged shooting that turned deadly at the Oceanana Motel in Atlantic Beach NC.

After an investigation, police allege that Mr. Carter shot Travis Bunch at the motel. Bunch died of his wounds on the way to Vidant Medical Center.

Police also allege that Shaquille Carter has other active warrants for arrest.

If you have any information about this alleged murder, or the whereabouts of Mr. Carter, please call ABPD at 252-726-2523.

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Carteret County Man Arrested For First Degree Attempted Murder, Assault With A Deadly Weapon With Intent To Kill

June 28, 2020 Carteret County Crime In NC

The Carteret County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of Mitchell McIver, age 27, of Newport NC with the following charges:

First degree attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

Mr. McIver was arrested after a domestic incident involving an ex-girlfriend where he allegedly shot 14 rounds in to her home after a dispute. During the incident, the suspect reportedly to her that he would kill her.

This incident happened at the 1200 block of N. 20th Street in Morehead City.

Mitchell McIver was placed in the detention center on a 5.1 million dollar bail.

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Felony Speeding To Elude Arrest, Reckless Driving to Endanger, Driving While License Revoked, and Speeding Charges Announced

PKS Police announced the following charges for Damian Dupree, 28, of Durham:

Felony speeding to elude arrest, reckless driving to endanger, driving while license revoked, and speeding and was placed on a $3500 secured bond.

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NEXT: Larceny charges for Lindsey McLawhorn

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Police In Pine Knoll Shores Make Larceny And Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

June 24, 2020

Pine Knoll Shores Police announced the arrest of Lindsey McLawhorn, 24, from Macclesfield NC for the following charges:

Larceny and possession of stolen property. She was placed on a $1000 secured bond.

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NEXT: Police charge Philip Lewis with controlled substances and concealed handgun.

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Pine Knoll Shores Police Make Controlled Substance, Concealed Handgun Arrest

June 25, 2020

Pine Knoll Shores Police announced the arrest of Philip Lewis, 27, on the following charges:

Possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, and concealing a handgun without a permit while under the influence of an impairing substance. Mr. Lewis is on a $3000 secured bond and in jail.

Police made the arrest of Mr. Lewis while responding to a call of harassment of a underage female at a local park.

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NEXT: Sheriff announces Operation One By One.

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Carteret County Sheriff Announces First Arrests In Operation “One By One” Targeting Alleged Drug Dealers Locally

June 24, 2020

Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck in conjunction with the Morehead City Police Department announced Operation “One by One” which specifically targets drug dealers operating within the county. After today’s announcement, the Sheriff noted that in the past week, 39 people were charged with some level of possession and drug dealing.

However, the Sheriff expects to have around 100 people arrested and 400 charges once the operation concludes.

Operation One By One is a joint effort by the Sheriff’s Department and Morehead City Police Department where narcotics detectives documented cases for a year.

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Newport man charged with kidnapping, robbery, assault of teenager

June 14, 2020

Cecil Hill, 20, of 161 Mill Creek is charged with one count of first degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and assault with a deadly weapon. His initial bond amount was $75,000 which was raised to 1 million dollars during his first appearance in court.

Local police say that a pedestrian was walking in the Mandy Farms subdivision when struck by a vehicle, and forced in to the backseat of the car.

Police were then called to a Newport convenience store where the alleged victim was found and was able to give information that led to the arrest of Cecil Hill.

Local authorities say that Mr. Hill may face additional charges.

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NEXT: Meth manufacturing charges.

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Methamphetamine Manufacturing Charges For Newport NC Man In Carteret County

June 5, 2020 – NC Crime Reports

Newport NC Police have announced the arrest of 25 year old Jacob Walbert for meth manufacturing and other charges to include maintaining a dwelling for the manufacture of controlled substances and possession of immediate precursor materials used for manufacturing methamphetamine.

Jacob Walbert also allegedly had outstanding warrants for failure to appear on charges for felonious assault on emergency personnel inflicting serious bodily injury, driving while impaired, reckless driving, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mr. Walbert was given a $80,000 bond and will have a first appearance on Monday, June 8, 2020.

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NEXT: Miller Berry of Wilson NC turns himself after Atlantic Beach Circle K shooting.

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Wilson Man Turns Himself In After Atlantic Beach NC Circle K Shooting

June 1, 2020

Atlantic Beach NC Police report that Miller Berry of Wilson NC has turned himself in to authorities after the department put out be on the look video footage stemming from an altercation at the Circle K convenience store on May 24, 2020.

Authorities say that during the altercation, a gun was retrieved from a truck and then pointed at 2 others and then fired in to the ground.

Police report that Mr. Berry is charged with:

Assault with a deadly weapon,
Two counts assault by pointing a gun,
Two counts communicating threats,
Going armed to the terror of the public,
Discharging a firearm within town limits.

The Wilson man was given a $15,000 unsecured bond.

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Atlantic Beach Police Asking For Help With Unidentified Man Alleged To Be Involved In Convenience Store Shooting

May 26, 2020 – Carteret County Crime in Atlantic Beach Report

The Atlantic Beach Police Department is asking for help in identifying an unidentified male after a shooting at the Kangaroo Express convenience store on May 24, 2020.

The suspect is known to be a while male in his early 20s driving a Chevrolet Silverado truck.

Police say that the man was involved in an altercation with two others at the time of the shooting at the Kangaroo Express around 8 pm on May 24.

If you have any information, please call detectives at 252-726-2523.

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Joint Investigation Leads To Felony Drug Charges For Cape Carteret Man

May 8, 2020

Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriffs Department and the Jacksonville Police Department announced the arrest of 40 year old Christopher Rice of Cape Carteret for alleged cocaine trafficking in Onslow and Carteret County.

Charges include: Trafficking in cocaine, felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine), simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance (oxycodone hydrochloride), maintaining a dwelling for the use or sale of a controlled substance, and carrying a concealed gun.

Christopher Rice was placed in the county detention center under a $300,000 secured bond. He will have a first appearance in court on May 15, 2020.

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NEXT: Wesley Maurer arrested for crimes against nature charge.

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Felony Crimes Against Nature Arrest For Pine Knoll Shores Police Department

May 1, 2020

The Pine Knoll Shores Police Department announced the arrest of Wesley Maurer, age 42, of Morehead City NC for alleged felony crimes against nature. Additionally, the arrest of Mr. Maurer was the result of a joint investigation between PKSPD and MCPD, along with NC SBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

Maurer was booked in to the Carteret County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

NEXT: Joseph Connor arrested for failure to notify law enforcement of change of address by sex offender.

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Local Sex Offender Arrested For Failure To Notify Law Enforcement About An Address Change

April 22, 2020

Morehead City Police Department has announced the arrest of Joseph Connor for failure to report and address change by a registered sex offender.

Mr. Connor was taken to jail where the magistrate gave him a written promissory note to appear before the court.

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NEXT Burlington man arrest for solicitation of a child for an unlawful act using a computer.

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Person Arrested For Solicitation of a Child For a Unlawful Act Using a Computer

April 9, 2020 crime reports

49 year old Tony McKinnion of Burlington was arrested by the Morehead City Police Department for solicitation of a child for a unlawful act using a computer. Mr. McKinnion is currently in the Carteret County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

It is unclear if Mr. McKinnion traveled to Carteret County from Burlington to engage in the “unlawful act”.

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NEXT: Alexander Kruse arrested for solicitation of a minor.

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Morehead City Man Arrested For Felony Solicitation Of A Child Using A Computer For An Illegal Sex Act

April 8, 2020

Pine Knoll Shores Crime Reports

In cooperation with the Carteret County Sheriffs Department and Morehead City Police Department, the Pine Knoll Shores Police Department is announcing the arrest of Alexander Kruse, age 33, or Morehead City NC for the alleged crime of solicitation of a child using a computer for a sex act. The age of the child is unknown.

Alexander Kruse received a secured bond of $100,000 and placed in jail.

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NEXT: Anthony Luna charged with firing a gun into an occupied vehicle.

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24 Year Old Wilson Man Charged After Firing In To Occupied Car

March 28, 2020 Felony Crime News

Anthony Luna, 24, Wilson, NC is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle, breaking and entering, possession of a firearm by felon, and possession of controlled substance while on the premises of a jail and is in jail on a $210,000 bond.

The alleged shooting was reported at 5:29 pm Friday at Western Park Community Center located at 275 Old NC-58, Cedar Point, NC. Witnesses say that Mr. Luna was seen leaving the community center and firing multiple shots. Reportedly, several shots hit a nearby vehicle that belonged to a man and his 13 year old daughter.

Mr. Luna will have a first appearance in Carteret County NC on March 30, 2020.

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NEXT: Naked Man Escapes Jail.

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Naked Man Escapes From Carteret County Jail In NC [CAPTURED]

March 16, 2020 10:00 p.m.

According to officials at the sheriff’s department and detention center, Ronnie Morris escaped from the jail at approximately 7:45 p.m.

Reports indicate that Ronnie Morris was naked at the time of his escape, so he is likely looking for clothes to wear, thus increasing the chances he will have interaction with the public.

Call 911 if you see Mr. Morris.

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Newport NC Man Arrested For Making False Bomb Threat To Town & Country IGA Grocery Store

March 15, 2020 – Newport Alleged False Bomb Threat Crime

Carteret County deputies have arrested Charles Hunt Jr., 40, of Newport NC for making a false bomb threat to the Town & Country IGA grocery store on Highway 24.

Allegedly, Charles Hunt was mad that the IGA was closed when he presented to the store, began banging on the doors, and demanding that they open. When confronted by the manager, Mr. Hunt allegedly threw a black box on the ground and said it was a bomb.

An investigation by deputies revealed it wasn’t a bomb. Mr. Hunt was charged with felony making a false bomb report and received a $1500 bond.

Possible Coronavirus induced hysteria over toilet paper? 🙂

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NEXT: Parents arrested after 4 year old daughter tests positive for Meth.

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Local Parents Arrested After 4 Year Old Daughter Tested Positive For Methamphetamine And Amphetamines

March 13, 2020 Child Neglect Arrests In Carteret County NC

After receiving a Child Abuse Neglect Report from the Carteret County Department of Social Services, an investigation in to Bridget Brown, age 35 of Newport NC and Dustin Willis, age 35 of Newport was conducted by the CCSO. The child neglect report indicated that Mr. Willis and Ms. Brown might be openly using drugs at their respective residences and around their 4 year old daughter.

During the investigation, the minor 4 year old child was removed from the home and hair follicle testing revealed a positive test for Methamphetamine and Amphetamines.

Bridget Brown and Dustin Willis were arrested for misdemeanor child abuse, taken to jail, and given $5,000 bonds.

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NEXT: Thomas Walbert, Toni Hargett, and Crystal Sims arrests.

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