Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Category Archives: Crime

Driver Charged In May 7 Fatal Crash On U.S. 70 Bypass

Driver Charged In May 7 Fatal Crash On U.S. 70 Bypass

Felony charges are filed in a Wayne County traffic crash that has now resulted in one death.  On May 7th, a vehicle travelling on the U.S. 70 Bypass near Parkstown Road ran off the highway and overturned.  The driver and two passengers were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital.  One passenger, 34-year-old…read more »

Sex Offender Accused Of Moving From Registered Address

Sex Offender Accused Of Moving From Registered Address

On May 6th, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office received information that 30-year-old Darren R. Howery, Jr. had moved from his registered address on Brockwood Avenue in Goldsboro making his whereabouts unknown.  Howery was eventually located and confined at the Wayne County Detention Center.  He was charged with Fail to Report New Address – Sex Offender. …read more »

WCSO: Domestic Call Leads To Drug Trafficking Arrest

WCSO: Domestic Call Leads To Drug Trafficking Arrest

Last week Monday, a Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy responded to an address in the eastern area of the county for the report of a domestic disturbance.  As the deputy arrived at the residence, it was discovered 36-year-old Roberto C. Pineda of La Grange had physically assaulted a female at the residence.  Once Pineda was detained,…read more »

WCSO: Suspect arrested For April B&E

WCSO: Suspect arrested For April B&E

On April 18th, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office took a report on a breaking, entering, and larceny in the Rosewood area.  Items reported stolen included collectable coins and electronics.  During the investigation, 31-year-old Joshua M. Hollowell of Goldsboro was developed as a suspect.  The sheriff’s office says it was determined Hollowell committed the B&E, and…read more »

Two Arrested For Kinston Assault, More Charges Possible After Victim Dies

Two Arrested For Kinston Assault, More Charges Possible After Victim Dies

Two suspects are arrested in a Kinston assault. Kinston Police officers responded to a report of persons tampering with motor vehicles on the 100 block of W. Gordon Street on May 2nd.  Once at the scene, officers found 57-year-old Jeffery Hill of Kinston suffering from severe injuries to his head and face.  Hill has passed away at…read more »

Kinston P.D. Investigates Shooting That Left One Injured

Kinston P.D. Investigates Shooting That Left One Injured

Just after 11 PM Tuesday, Kinston Police heard gunshots near the 500 block of E. Shine Street.  The officers began searching the area when they received word that a subject had arrived at UNC Lenoir with a gunshot wound to his leg and hip.  The victim was identified as 23-year-old Ricky E. Roach, Jr. of…read more »

LCSO: Two Injured In Separate La Grange Shootings

LCSO: Two Injured In Separate La Grange Shootings

The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two La Grange area shootings. The first incident on the 300 block of Lenoir Street in La Grange was reported around 1:45 AM Monday morning.  One injured victim was transported to a local hospital. The second shooting occurred around 4:45 PM on Promise Land Road.  One person was…read more »

ACE Team Arrests Meth Suspects During Traffic Stop

ACE Team Arrests Meth Suspects During Traffic Stop

On Monday, the Wayne County Sheriff’s ACE Team pulled a vehicle over on Old Grantham Road for a Chapter 20 violation.  Illegal narcotics were reportedly found during a search of the vehicle.  32-year-old Patricia A. Jordan of Goldsboro and 35-year-old Randolph Williams of Dudley were arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. …read more »

ACE Team: Meth, Heroin Recovered During Traffic Stop

ACE Team: Meth, Heroin Recovered During Traffic Stop

Members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s ACE Team conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation on Monday.  A consent search was performed and illegal narcotics were reportedly found.  20-year-old Jessica R. McCullen of Smithfield was arrested for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  McCullen was given a $2,500…read more »

KPD: 57-Year-Old Victim Found Suffering With Serious Facial Injuries

KPD: 57-Year-Old Victim Found Suffering With Serious Facial Injuries

Around 12:30 AM Sunday morning, Kinston Police responded to a report of a person tampering with motor vehicles in a parking lot on the 100 block of W. Gordon Street.  The responding officers did not find anyone matching the description given by the caller.  However, the officers did find 57-year-old Jeffrey Hill of Kinston lying…read more »

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