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Category Archives: Crime

LCSO: Wanted Suspect Caught One Day After Police Chase

LCSO: Wanted Suspect Caught One Day After Police Chase

After nearly one day on the run, a wanted suspect is apprehended in Lenoir County.  Authorities had been searching for 29-year-old Kenneth E. Piper of Wilson since a multi-county car chase on Monday.   Piper, who was wanted on active felony warrants, and a second suspect had reportedly led law enforcement on the pursuit that started…read more »

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Chase Suspect In Lenoir County

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Chase Suspect In Lenoir County

Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a lengthy police pursuit. The chase began Monday afternoon in Johnston County as the suspects led authorities on the pursuit through Johnston, Wayne, Greene and Lenoir counties.  The driver was wanted by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office.  The suspect vehicle ran out of fuel on Felix Harvey…read more »

Suspect Busted For Trafficking Opium/Heroin

Suspect Busted For Trafficking Opium/Heroin

A suspect is arrested on drug trafficking charges in Goldsboro.  According to the Goldsboro Police Department, 52-year-old Kenneth D. Stevons of La Grange was taken into custody around 7 PM on Saturday on the 700 block of Corporate Drive.  Stevons was charged with: Trafficking Opium or Heroin Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Simple Possession of Marijuana…read more »

Parents Accused Of Abusing 7-Week-Old Infant

Parents Accused Of Abusing 7-Week-Old Infant

On Monday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Department of Social Services regarding a 7-week-old infant that had been brought to Vidant Duplin Hospital by his parents.  Medical staff had found injuries on the infant that could not be explained by the parents.  Detectives found the child was suffering from multiple severe…read more »

GPD Issues Scam Warning Ahead Of Tax Season

GPD Issues Scam Warning Ahead Of Tax Season

It is tax time, and the Goldsboro Police Department wants you to watch out for tax season scammers.  In a Facebook post Monday, the GPD provides tips for avoiding scams this tax season, starting with choosing a legitimate tax preparer. The Goldsboro P.D. also urges residents to watch out for the following tax scams: Fake…read more »

GPD: Suspected Robber Shot By Juvenile Occupant

GPD: Suspected Robber Shot By Juvenile Occupant

Around 12:45 AM Saturday, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on the 400 block of S. William Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered one of the apartment’s residents, 73-year-old Linda Ellis, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Shortly thereafter, an additional subject was located near the intersection of William Street and Elm Street, suffering from…read more »

Suspects Accused Of Breaking Into Goldsboro Church

Suspects Accused Of Breaking Into Goldsboro Church

Three suspects are now charged for a burglary at a Goldsboro church. The break-in at Mount Carmel FWB Church was reported to the Goldsboro Police Department on November 9th.  Several items had been stolen and property was also damaged. The investigation led to the arrest of 29-year-old Jordan K. Tyree of Goldsboro in December for…read more »

Goldsboro Police Seek Info On 2009 Homicide

Goldsboro Police Seek Info On 2009 Homicide

The Goldsboro Police Department says it is still trying to solve a homicide that’s over ten years old. On September 22nd, 2009, officers with the GPD found 19-year-old Jamie Worthington suffering from a gunshot wound on the 200 block of Seymour Drive.  Worthington was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  …read more »

Suspect Charged For Trafficking Heroin/Opium

Suspect Charged For Trafficking Heroin/Opium

A Goldsboro man is arrested on several drug-dealing charges.  According to the Goldsboro Police Department, 32-year-old Dominique M. Brown was taken into custody around 7 PM Monday evening on the 600 block of Pineview Avenue.  Brown is charged with: Trafficking Opium or Heroin Possess Marijuana up to ½ oz. Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling/ Place for Controlled…read more »

Wanted Suspect Arrested During Wayne County Traffic Stop

Wanted Suspect Arrested During Wayne County Traffic Stop

On January 23rd, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were patrolling near Highway 70 East in Goldsboro when they conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation.  During the stop, 36-year-old James D. Barnes of Kinston was reportedly found in possession of a firearm.  Barnes also had multiple active warrants out of Johnston County.  He was…read more »

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