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Deputies ask for help finding woman missing near NC coast
Kristen Ashley Bennett, 24, was last seen on Hibbs Road in Newport around 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 14.
Emerald Isle police seek help identifying suspect
According to a news release from the department, a woman was captured on video surveillance cameras in Flip Flops Gift Shop putting items in a bag she was carrying, and then allegedly exited the store without paying for the items.
DO YOU KNOW ME? Emerald Isle police say woman is 'person of interest' is store theft
He was wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.
Police trying to ID woman wanted in Flip Flops Gift Shop theft
The suspect is described as a white female and was last seen wearing a purple tank top, floral shorts, and was carrying a bag with a large pineapple on it.
Carteret County deputies searching for missing 24-year-old woman
24-year-old Kristen Bennett was last seen on Hibbs road, in Newport, around 2 p.m. last Tuesday, August 14.
Letter to the Editor: PKS: sidewalk to nowhere
Commissioner Logic (2): In Pine Knoll Shores, there is a stretch of Highway 58 (Salter Path Road) which is about to challenge the PKS Commissioners’ logic process again. The issue in question is whether to build about a mile-long sidewalk on the north side of 58. The north side is the Roosevelt Pres
NCDOT plans ‘superstreet’ for Radio Island
“We started looking at it, trying to come up with a solution to this traffic congestion we’ve got here right now, to make it safer and make it better and more efficient,” Mr. Hunter said Tuesday at the city council meeting in the municipal building on S. 8th Street.
Jacksonville Police Department happy to lose federal crime grant this year
JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) -Municipalities normally want to receive all the funds they qualify for, but one local police department is happy they did not qualify for a federal grant this year.
Convictions lead to prison sentences
Gregory Ayotte, 27, of Newport, pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Mr. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Center in Newport when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inmate
Three convicted, sentenced for crimes in Carteret County
GREGORY AYOTTE, 27, of Newport, pled guilty to Possession of a Weapon by a Prisoner and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 10-21 months. Ayotte was incarcerated at Carteret Correctional Facility in Newport, N.C., when corrections officers found a pair of 3-½ inch scissors in his locker. Inma
Vehicle accident in Havelock involves military truck, SUV
HAVELOCK, Craven County —Havelock Police and other officials were on the scene of a vehicle accident that involved a military truck.NewsChannel 12's Lauren Arnott reports the accident was at Hwy. 70 and Holly Drive in Havelock. It's near the Slocum Village subdivision.Officials were on the scene inv
North Carolina man found guilty in dismemberment murder
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found a man guilty of chopping up a man and putting his body in cement-filled tubs in 2013.News outlets report an Onslow County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the murder trial of 38-year-old Carleton Davis, who was on trial in the death of S
Authorities search for missing Newport woman
Kristen Ashley Bennett was last seen in the area of 950 Hibbs Road in Newport. She reportedly left her residence around 2 p.m. Tuesday wearing a blue tank top with white stripes, an orange long-sleeved shirt over the tank top, blue jean shorts and black Nike tennis shoes.
2 arrested, 1 wanted in connection to stolen vehicle in Onslow County
Hayes is described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion, approximately 5’7 and 145 lbs.
Officials ID man who died after being pulled from Bogue Sound onto small NC island
Emerald Isle town manager Frank Rush said the victim was identified as Senator LeMay, who was from Seabrook, Texas.
Man accused of leaving victim in cement-filled tubs won't testify in his murder trial
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A man accused of killing a Jacksonville man and leaving his body in plastic tubs some 800 miles away will not take the stand during his trial.Carleton Davis this morning chose not to testify as the defense had its turn at presenting evidence.Davis is accused of killing She
Woman charged with theft after breaking into occupied houses, stealing items
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman has been arrested on theft charges after breaking into occupied residences and stealing numerous items, deputies said.
Texas man drowns on North Carolina coast
Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush told news sources Senator LeMay, 28, of Seabrook, dived off a boat Friday and into shallow water in Bogue Sound.
Deputies: Jacksonville women rented room online she didn't own
The man paid her cash for the first month’s rent, but when he arrived at the residence, he was told he must have the wrong address.
MAN DEAD ALONG NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE: Man dies, found unresponsive in water by Emerald Isle Bridge
EMERALD ISLE, N.C.- Another person has died along the North Carolina coastline.[RELATED: Beachgoers form human chain to pull people out of water at Emerald Isle]It happened Friday afternoon in Emerald Isle.A tourist from out of state was found floating near the Emerald Isle Bridge.[RELATED: 7 member