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Three Kinston men arrested for drug, gun charges

KINSTON, N.C (WNCT) – Three Kinston men have been arrested on drug and gun charges. According to the Kinston Police Department, Henry Hicks was apprehended during a traffic stop. Hicks had a federal warrant for various drug crimes. During the traffic stop, detectives located crack cocaine and three illegal guns he had in his possession. […]
KINSTON, NC
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Traffic stop leads to arrest of three Kinston men

On Wednesday, June 29th, 2022, the Kinston Police Department Narcotics/Vice Unit apprehended Henry Hicks, 27, of Kinston during a traffic stop. Hicks had a federal warrant for various drug crimes. During the traffic stop, detectives located crack cocaine and 3 illegally possessed handguns. The two additional occupants of the vehicle were identified as Naulage Hines, 22, of Kinston and Isalic Williams, 23, of Kinston. Williams was charged with Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Cocaine, Carrying a Concealed Handgun, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Hines was charged with Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Cocaine and Carrying a Concealed Handgun. Hicks was placed in to federal custody and Hines and Williams were placed in the Lenoir County Jail under secure bonds.
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POLICE: Three men jailed for drug and gun charges

LENOIR COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -Three men are behind bars in Lenoir County on drug and gun charges. According to police, Wednesday Henry Hicks was arrested during a traffic stop when officers found crack cocaine and three illegally possessed handguns. Hicks also had a federal warrant out for several drug crimes.
LENOIR COUNTY, NC

Enfield man arrested in shooting outside of Greenville

A man has been arrested for a shooting outside Greenville that injured another man and endangered others in a nearby residence, including a 3-year-old. Warrants show that Jocquez Quantye Davis, 25, of 212 Hunter St., Enfield, was arrested Tuesday by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office and charged with attempted murder and two counts of felony discharging a weapon into an occupied residence in connection to a shooting at 305 Horice William Circle. ...
GREENVILLE, NC
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Man wanted on kidnapping charges arrested

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county have arrested a man wanted on kidnapping charges. The Craven County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and U.S. Marshals Fugitive Taskforce arrested Deaurvion Roundtree in Vanceboro this morning without incident. Roundtree was wanted on two counts of first-degree kidnapping...
CRAVEN COUNTY, NC
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Great American Cookout this weekend in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Looking for a fun & family-friendly way to celebrate the 4th of July? Look no further than the Great American Cookout happening at Harmony Hall, located in downtown Kinston. Fourth of July fireworks, celebrations in ENC The Lenoir County Historical Association is hosting an event to celebrate the holiday with an […]
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Last Greenville Concert on the Common for the season

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -The Greenville Concert on the Common series is coming to a close Thursday with the fifth and final show for the spring and summer series. Thursday’s concert features Chicago Rewired, a tribute band honoring Chicago. The concert will start at 6:00 p.m. Chicago Rewired was supposed...
GREENVILLE, NC
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NEW BERN, NC
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ECU athletes set to be compensated for their name, image & likeness

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Drought Update: Severe drought expands over southern counties

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The updated drought monitor has increased the expanse of the severe drought across the East. While rain has fallen the past few days, many areas are still several inches short. At Pitt-Greenville Airport, we saw a grand total of 0.03″ of rain this past week (from the 23rd to the 29th), a full inch below average. Since the start of the year, we’ve seen 16.19″, which is 7.3″ short of the seasonal norm. This marks the third driest start to a calendar year on record.
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