Warsaw, NCMount Olive Tribune

Warsaw woman facing drug charge

A Warsaw woman, riding in a car stopped by police, is charged with felony possession of a Schedule II controlled substance. A Mount Olive Police Department patrolman said he stopped a vehicle for a registration infraction and discovered the passenger, 27-year-old Loribethe Pigford, was in possession of methamphetamine. She was...
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Kinston, NCwcti12.com

Kinston Police Department responds to recent spike in crime

KINSTON, Lenoir County — This week, Kinston had an uptick in several violent crimes, but officials with the Kinston Police Department said overall crime is down this year. Major Rodney Russell with the KPD said that they have seen a slight increase in violent crimes in the past week, but overall, crime is still down for the year - all thanks to a new program.
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Mount Olive, NCMount Olive Tribune

MOPD nabs probation violator

The Mount Olive Police Department apprehended a man who failed to appear in court for a probation violation. Sgt. Steven Parks observed a green Ford F-150 traveling north on Church Street and recognized its driver, Joshua Smith. Aware of an outstanding warrant on Smith, Parks said he initiated a traffic...
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Last Concert on the Common event ends with vaccine clinic

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The last Concert on the Common event took place Thursday night, adding something a little extra to the festivities. The Pitt County Health Department set up a vaccination clinic, encouraging people to get their shot. Moderna vaccines were given out to anyone 18-years and older who...
Beulaville, NCPosted by
Beulaville (NC) Weather Channel

Friday has sun for Beulaville — 3 ways to make the most of it

(BEULAVILLE, NC) The forecast is calling for sun today in Beulaville. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Goldsboro, NCGoldsboro News-Argus

Plan for transitional housing moves forward

The grass is being cut and weeds are being chopped as plans for a village to counter homelessness continue to gain momentum. Thomas Rice, executive director of Mirakal Loves for Lives, said site plans for Restoration of Hope Village are being developed and should be presented to City Council soon.
Goldsboro, NCWITN

Wilson man arrested on sex crime charges

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) - A man is facing charges after police say he had a sexual relationship with a teenager. Goldsboro police arrested and charged 28-year-old Rashad Cooper of Wilson with indecent liberties with a child. Police say he was involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old. Cooper was...
Kinston, NCwcti12.com

Woman stabbed in Kinston, police still investigating

KINSTON, Lenoir County — Tuesday night around 8:20 p.m., Kinston Police Officers responded to a disturbance call in the area of 800 E. Washington Ave and found a woman with a stab wound. Officers identified the woman as Takeisha Barrett, 38, of Goldsboro. Officers were able to determine Barrett’s injury...
Pikeville, NCGoldsboro News-Argus

Pikeville man charged in wife's killing

A man is charged with murder after he allegedly shot and killed his wife Tuesday night at their home on Barrier Place in Pikeville. The shooting took place at 106 Barrier Place shortly before 9:41 p.m., according to a Wayne County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The husband, identified as Terry...
Kinston, NCwcti12.com

Kinston police searching for robbery suspects

KINSTON, Lenoir County — Tuesday, at around 11:00 p.m., Kinston Police Officers responded to a reported robbery in the area of 653 N. East St. where the victim advised officers he was approached by three males wearing mask and armed with guns while he was sitting on the steps. The...
Goldsboro, NCPosted by
Goldsboro Bulletin

Goldsboro COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Goldsboro: 1. 2203 Wayne Memorial Dr (919) 731-7105; 2. 2120 Wayne Memorial Dr (919) 731-2423; 3. 514 NC-581 (919) 734-4447; 4. 2811 N Park Dr 919-778-9775; 5. 2606 E Ash St 919-751-5548; 6. 2202 Wayne Memorial Dr 919-739-5539; 7.
Winterville, NCWITN

People in eastern Carolina adjust plans due to air quality

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -With air quality in North Carolina a “Code Orange” Thursday on the air quality index, which means what we breathe in could be unhealthy for certain people, those at risk were adjusting plans. Mary Moore of Winterville sits on her porch every morning but opted not to...
Kinston, NCneusenews.com

City of Kinston settles lawsuit with Howard Dudley for $850,000

The City of Kinston must pay $850,000 toward a $1,850,000 settlement to Howard Dudley who was indicted in 1992 on charges of first-degree sexual offense and taking indecent liberties with a minor. He was convicted after a two-day trial. "In 2018, Dudley filed a federal civil rights case against the...
Kinston, NCWITN

Kinston police investigate stabbing of woman

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Kinston police are searching for suspects after a woman was stabbed Tuesday night. Police say they were called to the 800 block of East Washington Avenue around 8:20 p.m. As they arrived, police were told that a 38-year-old Goldsboro woman had arrived at UNC Lenoir Health...
Smithfield, NCjocoreport.com

New Smithfield Police Officer Jennifer LeCrone Takes Oath

Smithfield’s newest police officer Jennifer LeCrone has taken her Oath of Office. Officer LeCrone was officially sworn in July 6th by Mayor Andy Moore during the monthly meeting of the Smithfield town council. Officer LeCrone is a graduate of the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Wayne Community College. She...
Kinston, NCWITN

Kinston police looking for armed robbery suspects

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Police are still looking for three men wanted in an armed robbery. Kinston police say it happened Tuesday night on North East Street. They say the victim reported three men wearing masks and armed with guns approached him, assaulted him, and stole money from his pockets.