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Tag Archives: Mount Olive Police Department

Suspect Allegedly Opens Fire At Vehicle Driven By Girlfriend

Suspect Allegedly Opens Fire At Vehicle Driven By Girlfriend

(GDN) — Just after midnight on Sunday, a Mount Olive Police officer heard gunshots on the south side of town.  All MOPD units responded to the area.  Moments later, dispatch informed officers of a call reporting a reckless driver who had left and then returned to the scene of a domestic altercation on the 500…read more »

Warrants Secured On Mount Olive Walmart Assault Suspect

Warrants Secured On Mount Olive Walmart Assault Suspect

Authorities are searching for a suspect in a Walmart assault.  According to a Friday afternoon Facebook post from the Mount Olive Police Department, 33-year-old Darryl J. Williams, Jr. of Wilson has been identified as a suspect in the October 25th assault that left a Mount Olive Walmart cashier with a serious injury.  Williams is wanted…read more »

Mount Olive Police: Unknown Suspects Responsible For Assaulting Walmart Cashier

Mount Olive Police: Unknown Suspects Responsible For Assaulting Walmart Cashier

Police need help identifying the suspects responsible for assaulting a Walmart employee.  The Mount Olive Police Department is looking for public assistance in solving October 25th attack.  According to the Facebook post by the Mount Olive P.D., three subjects – a male and two females – entered the Walmart and tried to return merchandise.  A…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 »

Two Suspects Wanted For Mount Olive Armed Robbery

Two Suspects Wanted For Mount Olive Armed Robbery

On November 11th, the Mount Olive Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Mount Olive Business Center on the 1100 block of N. Breazeale Ave.  Three individuals armed with handguns had reportedly robbed several people as well as the business, making off with an unknown amount of cash. The Mount Olive Police Department’s…read more »

MOPD: Indecent Liberties With A Child Suspect Charged In Two Counties

MOPD: Indecent Liberties With A Child Suspect Charged In Two Counties

A Goldsboro man is facing charges including Rape of a Child following a joint investigation.  The Mount Olive Police Department and Martin County Sheriff’s Office have announced the arrest of 42-year-old Christopher Foote.  The Mount Olive charges against Foote are Statutory Sex Offense by an Adult and Indecent Liberties with a Child.  The Martin County…read more »

Mount Olive’s Top Cop Retiring

Mount Olive’s Top Cop Retiring

The Town of Mount Olive’s Police Chief is retiring. Tommy Brown has served and protected the citizens of Mount Olive for 22 years. Brown started as a patrol officer for the town in 1998 and climbed the ladder, eventually being named Chief of Police in 2015. Brown is a familiar face in Wayne, Duplin and Lenoir…read more »

Mount Olive Police Identify Person Found Dead Near University

Mount Olive Police Identify Person Found Dead Near University

Mount Olive Police officers responded to the 400 block of Henderson Street in reference to an unresponsive person discovered laying in a yard around 7:30 AM Tuesday. The officers found the deceased individual who was later identified as 41-year-old Michael Columbus Collier of Mount Olive. The Mount Olive P.D. immediately began a death investigation and…read more »

POLICE: Body Found Near UMO Campus

POLICE: Body Found Near UMO Campus

Police are investigating after a person is found dead near the University of Mount Olive campus.  Early Tuesday morning, the body of a middle-aged white male was found by two joggers.  The body was found laying on the ground behind an apartment complex on the 400 block of Henderson Street.  The joggers called 911 and reported…read more »

Mount Olive P.D. Officer In Training

Mount Olive P.D. Officer In Training

Mount Olive Police Patrol Officer Stephanie Strayhorn has been training Christian Reed, one of the department’s new officers. Reed has completed her training and is now waiting on her final paperwork to be finalized.  She is hoping to be sworn in as an officer within the next few weeks.read more »

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