Tag Archives: Wayne County Sheriffs Office

Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

Highway 117 to Close for Funeral Service Tuesday

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be closing US-117 North from NC-55 in Mount Olive through Genoa Road tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 10:45 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The closure will remain in place during Sergeant Matthew Fishman’s funeral service to allow first responders the opportunity to line US-117 North for the…read more »

Sheriff’s Office to Close Tuesday

Sheriff’s Office to Close Tuesday

Sheriff Larry Pierce released the following statement on Friday. In Honor of Sgt. Matthew Fishman, our office will be closed Tuesday,August 9th. We are truly sorry for any inconvenience this may havecaused you but we would like for all our staff to be in attendance as welay this Hero to rest. If you need immediate…read more »

Kenly Man Arrested for Rape

Kenly Man Arrested for Rape

A Kenly man has been arrested and charged with one count of 2nd Degree Forcible Rape.  According to a press release, On May 29, 2022, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a sexual assault that occurred in the Dudley area of Wayne County. Through DNA testing conducted at the North Carolina State Crime…read more »

Death On Watershed Road

Death On Watershed Road

On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at approximately 9:29 am, the Wayne County 911 Center received a call about a body in the 600 block of Watershed Road, LaGrange. Deputies and detectives were dispatched to the area where the body of a deceased unidentified male subject was located within the wood line near the highway. A…read more »

Inmate Death At Detention Center

Inmate Death At Detention Center

On Saturday, July 9, 2022, at approximately 7:00 pm, Detention Officers at the Main Detention Center found a female inmate suffering from a self-inflicted medical emergency. Detention Officers entered the locked cell and began efforts to stop the inmate’s activity and to begin resuscitative efforts. Wayne County Emergency Medical Services was contacted and responded as…read more »

Arrest Made In 17 Car Break-Ins

Arrest Made In 17 Car Break-Ins

Between May 15th and May 23th, 17 vehicles were reported broken into in the Goldsboro, Pikeville, and LaGrange areas of Wayne County. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division began investigating these cases and developed Andrew Hanner, 34, of Goldsboro as a suspect. Warrants were issued for the arrest of Andrew Hanner, and on…read more »

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Security At Schools

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Security At Schools

In light of this week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, law enforcement agencies across North Carolina and the nation are increasing patrols on and around school campuses. In addition to local efforts by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and Goldsboro Police Department, WCPS schools are also seeing an increased presence from other agencies. On Wednesday,…read more »

Brother Confrontation Ends In Death

Brother Confrontation Ends In Death

Wayne County Deputies responded to 328 Weaver Road in Goldsboro on Saturday in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, they found Mr. Brooks Allen Taylor in the backyard of his residence with a gunshot wound to his chest. Paramedics arrived on the scene and pronounced Mr. Brooks Taylor deceased. Investigators from the Wayne County…read more »

Mount Olive Man Arrested After Leaving Children Home Alone While Working

Mount Olive Man Arrested After Leaving Children Home Alone While Working

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says 52-year-old Ali Abdullah Mohamed Al-Abbad of Mount Olive was arrested on four counts of Misdemeanor Child Abuse. On May 3, 2022 deputies were notified that a 7-year-old child and his younger brother, a 2-year-old child, were left alone at their residence without any adult supervision. Upon arrival, they made…read more »

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Cooperating In FBI Investigation

Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Cooperating In FBI Investigation

(GDN) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. There are no other details being released. Public Information Officer Joel Gillie told Goldsboro Daily News, ” No county employees have been placed on leave or charged at this time.” In a press release, Public Information Officer Joel…read more »

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