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Tag Archives: Duplin County Sheriff’s Office

Altercation Takes Deadly Turn Near Mount Olive

Altercation Takes Deadly Turn Near Mount Olive

Just before 9:30 PM on Sunday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on the 100 block of Ralph Jones Lane in the Mount Olive area of Duplin County.  According to witnesses at the scene, two men had gotten into a verbal altercation.  The argument escalated, and Juan Manuel Martinez Nava allegedly brandished…read more »

Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Setting Girlfriend On Fire

Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Setting Girlfriend On Fire

On Monday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service in the Mount Olive area of Duplin County relating to a serious assault. The caller, a 47-year-old female, told dispatch her boyfriend, 64-year-old Raeford Bell, had doused her with rubbing alcohol and set her on fire. Owens had suffered severe burns over a…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 »

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 »

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 »

Wayne County Man Wanted For Duplin County Homicide

Wayne County Man Wanted For Duplin County Homicide

On Wednesday, November 25, Duplin County 911 Communications received several calls at approximately 5:25 am in reference to someone that had been shot in the parking lot of a local processing plant. The victim found at the scene was identified as 29-year-old Darius Atkins from Wayne County. According to the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office, have…read more »

One Dead After Shooting At Duplin County Chicken Plant

One Dead After Shooting At Duplin County Chicken Plant

ROSE HILL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office says one person is dead after an early morning shooting at a poultry processing plant. The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that the shooting occurred shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the House of Raeford chicken processing plant in…read more »

12-Year-Old Injured In Accidental Shooting

12-Year-Old Injured In Accidental Shooting

An accidental shooting sends a 12-year-old to the hospital.  On Monday, the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on the 100 block of Cedar Lane near Beulaville regarding a 12-year-old female that had been shot in the back.  First responders administered aid to the victim.  The victim was stable but in critical…read more »

Suspect Killed During Police Standoff

Suspect Killed During Police Standoff

A suspect is dead following a weekend standoff with authorities in Duplin County.  Deputies with the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 200 block of East Trade Street in Calypso around 1:30 PM on Saturday for the report of a breaking and entering.  The deputies encountered 27-year-old Jonathan Carter of Wilmington who had apparently…read more »

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