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Category Archives: Crime

KPD: Suspect Charged For Monday Murder

KPD: Suspect Charged For Monday Murder

The Kinston Police Department reports 28-year-old Karl Shackleford of Kinston has been charged for the murder of 22-year-old Terrence Plymouth.  The KPD responded to the 700 block of Harding Avenue on Monday night and found Plymouth suffering from gunshot wounds.  Despite lifesaving measures, Plymouth died at the scene.  Shackleford was arrested for Plymouth’s murder on…read more »

ACE Team Recovers Pair Of  Stolen Motor Vehicles

ACE Team Recovers Pair Of Stolen Motor Vehicles

On Saturday, members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a stolen motor vehicle investigation from a “Be On The Lookout” issued by detectives.  The ACE Team reportedly spotted the vehicle at a residence on the 100 block of Serenity Drive in Goldsboro.  Upon contact with the resident, 35-year-old Mark A. Levi,…read more »

Suspect Charged For Goldsboro, Raleigh Robberies

Suspect Charged For Goldsboro, Raleigh Robberies

A suspect is arrested for robberies in Goldsboro and Raleigh. The Goldsboro Police Department reports 52-year-old Aakim Franklin of Goldsboro was arrested in Raleigh on Friday by members of the State Bureau of Investigations and Raleigh Police Department. Franklin was wanted on a warrant for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon for the June 22nd armed…read more »

N.C. License And Theft Bureau Wants To Prevent Auto Theft

N.C. License And Theft Bureau Wants To Prevent Auto Theft

In recognition of National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, the N.C. License and Theft Bureau wants to help vehicle owners protect their vehicles and property. Today’s vehicle technology is more advanced, and thieves are smarter and more resourceful. If a thief can gain entry to your car, they have many ways to access wires or break…read more »

Kinston Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Kinston Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Around 10:30 PM on Monday, Kinston Police Department officers responded to a call of a person who was shot in the area of the 700 block of Harding Avenue. The preliminary investigation revealed that one man was shot while in the front yard of the residence by an unknown assailant(s). Despite life saving measures, 22-year-old…read more »

GPD: Thieves Targeting Catalytic Converters

GPD: Thieves Targeting Catalytic Converters

Thieves are after a very particular car part. Following a trend seen across the nation, the Goldsboro Police Department is seeing a spike in thefts of catalytic converters from parked vehicles. At last week’s Operation Unite Goldsboro Community Roundtable, GPD Maj. Anthony Carmon spoke about the problem. He says the Goldsboro P.D. has formed a…read more »

KPD: Suspect Accused Of Trafficking Heroin/Fentanyl Mix

KPD: Suspect Accused Of Trafficking Heroin/Fentanyl Mix

Last week Tuesday, the Kinston Police Department pulled over a Chevy Tahoe for a motor vehicle violation.  During the stop, the officers reportedly found approximately 55 grams of a fentanyl/heroin mixture, as well as marijuana, cocaine, oxycodone pills and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.  The driver, 34-year-old Darrell Koonce of Kinston, was arrested and charged…read more »

Second Suspect Arrested For 2018 Robbery, Shooting In Goldsboro

Second Suspect Arrested For 2018 Robbery, Shooting In Goldsboro

A second suspect is arrested for a 2018 armed robbery and shooting in Goldsboro.  The Goldsboro Police Department says 21-year-old Geno T. Pridgen, Jr. of La Grange was taken into custody after he surrendered at the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office on Wednesday. On September 18th, 2018, a GPD officer observed a male shot in the…read more »

FEDS: Felon Sentenced After Repeat Firearm Possession

FEDS: Felon Sentenced After Repeat Firearm Possession

32-year-old Anthony J. Lee of Kinston was sentenced last week to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release for two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon.  On March 25, 2021, Lee pled guilty to the charge. According to court documents and statements made during hearings, on July 11, 2019,…read more »

Over 20 Pounds Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop

Over 20 Pounds Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop

On Wednesday, a Kinston Police Department officer conducted a vehicle stop on W. Vernon Ave. for a traffic violation. During the vehicle stop, over 20 pounds of marijuana were reportedly located inside the vehicle. The driver, 36-year-old Dominique Graham of Kinston, was placed under arrest and charged with Trafficking Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled…read more »

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