Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Category Archives: Crime

Suspect Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman At Gunpoint

Suspect Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman At Gunpoint

Just before 4 AM Saturday morning, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department were dispatched to 100 block of Piedmont Airline Road for an assault-in-progress. When officers arrived, they made contact with a female parked on the side of the road who reported that a male subject had sexually assaulted her at gunpoint. Officers located a…read more »

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charge For Goldsboro Man

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charge For Goldsboro Man

On Thursday, April 22, a deputy with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Patrol initiated a traffic stop in the northwestern area of the county for an equipment violation.  During the stop, 29-year-old Andrew Coley, Jr. of Goldsboro was allegedly found to be in possession of a schedule II substance.  Coley was arrested for Possession of…read more »

Suspect Charged With Child Abuse Following 13-Year-Old’s Overdose

Suspect Charged With Child Abuse Following 13-Year-Old’s Overdose

On April 21, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the Economy Inn on the 800 block of W. Grantham St. for a reported overdose. Once on scene, officers located an unresponsive 13-year-old female in the parking area and administered a dose of Narcan to her. EMS arrived and transported the victim to Wayne…read more »

Dudley Man Charged For Trafficking Schedule II

Dudley Man Charged For Trafficking Schedule II

Bond is set at $100,000 secured for a Wayne County man accused of trafficking a controlled substance.  On Saturday, April 17th, a deputy with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Patrol Division pulled a vehicle over for an equipment violation in the southern area of the county.  During the stop, a large amount of methamphetamine was reportedly…read more »

KPD: Monday Shooting Sends One Person To The Hospital

KPD: Monday Shooting Sends One Person To The Hospital

Around 4:30 PM on Monday, the Kinston Police Department responded the report of a person being shot at the corner of Davis Street and Shine Street.  The officers found a 26-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to Vidant Medical Center.  The KPD says the investigation into the shooting is currently…read more »

Jail’s Substance Misuse Program Hopes To End “Rotating Door”

Jail’s Substance Misuse Program Hopes To End “Rotating Door”

With nearly $1 million coming to the county, the Wayne County Detention Center is hoping to reduce the recidivism rate for persons dealing with substance addiction. Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce talked about the jail’s new Substance Misuse Program at last week’s meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. Pierce says sheriff’s department nationwide…read more »

Goldsboro Gang Leader Sentenced For Crystal Meth Trafficking

Goldsboro Gang Leader Sentenced For Crystal Meth Trafficking

A Goldsboro man was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute 50 Grams or More of Methamphetamine and Distribution of 50 Grams or More of Methamphetamine, as well as Aiding and Abetting. According to court documents, 24-year-old Tierea Demon Atkins (AKA “Red Dot”),…read more »

UPDATE: Wanted Suspect Dies In Crash While Fleeing From Deputies

UPDATE: Wanted Suspect Dies In Crash While Fleeing From Deputies

A suspect is killed as he attempts to flee from Wayne County authorities.  The situation unfolded Sunday evening as a Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to serve outstanding warrants out of Johnston County on a suspect, 53-year-old Donnie Butts, Jr.  The deputy had attempted to pull Butts over, however Butts fled in a pickup truck. …read more »

Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Crash, Suspect Dead (PHOTOS)

Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Crash, Suspect Dead (PHOTOS)

Late Sunday afternoon, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were in involved in a chase that ended in a fatal crash.  The pickup being pursued collided with a semi-tractor that was parked in a yard on Central Heights Road near E. New Hope Road.  The driver of the pickup died at the scene.  The accident is being…read more »

Suspect Accused Of Breaking Into Wayne County Home

Suspect Accused Of Breaking Into Wayne County Home

Early Tuesday morning, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an address in the eastern area of the county for the report of a disturbance.  The deputies found 32-year-old Solomon A. Herring of Goldsboro had forced his way into another person’s residence and destroyed property.  Herring was arrested for 2nd Degree Burglary.  He was given a…read more »

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