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Category Archives: Crime

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 »

WCSO: Suspects Lead Deputies On Chase Through Wayne County

WCSO: Suspects Lead Deputies On Chase Through Wayne County

On January 23, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to conduct a vehicle stop in the area of Airport Road and Norwayne School Road on a white Mazda 3 sedan due to lack of insurance and a pick up order on the state issued license plate. The vehicle refused to stop and led deputies on vehicle…read more »

Suspect Apprehended For Nov. Murder At Duplin Co. Processing Plant

Suspect Apprehended For Nov. Murder At Duplin Co. Processing Plant

A Wayne County man is arrested for a fall murder in Duplin County.  The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office reports Antwan T. Wright was apprehended on Thursday by the U.S. Marshals Service in Rockingham County, NC.  Wright is accused of shooting and killing 29-year-old Darius Atkins of Wayne County.  The shooting occurred on November 25th in…read more »

Father Accused Of Murder In Child Abuse Case

Father Accused Of Murder In Child Abuse Case

A suspect is charged in a case of child abuse that resulted in the infant’s death.  On January 25th, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by the Department of Social Services regarding a 2-month-old baby that had been transported to the hospital due to physical injuries.  On January 29th, the child passed away due…read more »

Feds: La Grange Resident Kept Pot, Cocaine At La Grange “Stash House”

Feds: La Grange Resident Kept Pot, Cocaine At La Grange “Stash House”

A La Grange man will serve over 12 years in prison for federal drug charges.  49-year-old Osvaldo Fuentez-Buentello was sentenced to 148 months in prison for conspiracy to possess and possess with the intent to distribute five (5) kilograms or more of cocaine, fifty (50) grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a…read more »

Two Suspects Charged For Herman Park Center Break-In

Two Suspects Charged For Herman Park Center Break-In

Two suspects are arrested for a burglary at a City of Goldsboro facility.  The Goldsboro Police Department took the report on the break-in at the Herman Park Center on January 3rd.  Unknown suspects entered the business and stole property.  A vehicle belonging to the city was also stolen.  The GPD’s investigation led to warrants being…read more »

Suspect Accused Of Passing Fraudulent Check At Credit Union

Suspect Accused Of Passing Fraudulent Check At Credit Union

On January 1st, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report at State Employees Credit Union on Cashwell Drive.  SECU said a member had passed a fraudulent check worth just over $1,284.  The incident was investigated and warrants were secured on 31-year-old Dorian R. Thompson of Goldsboro for Uttering a Forged Instrument, Attempting to Uttering a…read more »

Suspect Arrested For Weekend Murder In La Grange

Suspect Arrested For Weekend Murder In La Grange

A suspect is apprehended for a weekend homicide in La Grange.  The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Rashawn S. Pridgen turned himself in at the Lenoir County Magistrates Office Monday evening.  Pridgen was wanted on the charge of murder following a shooting early Sunday morning at a home on the 6200 block of Paul’s…read more »

Feds Hand Down Prison Sentence For Accused Meth Trafficker

Feds Hand Down Prison Sentence For Accused Meth Trafficker

A Mount Olive area resident is sentenced in federal court on two meth trafficking charges.  35-year-old Ashley Shackelford of Duplin County was sentenced last week to 90 months in prison for two charges: Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute and Distribute 500 grams of a mixture and substance containing Methamphetamine Possess with the…read more »

Authorities Search For La Grange Murder Suspect

Authorities Search For La Grange Murder Suspect

A manhunt is underway following a deadly shooting in La Grange.  The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Rashawn S. Pridgen is wanted for the charge of Murder following a shooting on the 6200 block of Paul’s Path Road in La Grange early Sunday morning. According to the Lenoir County Sheriff, Pridgen got into a…read more »

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