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2 arrested on drug, firearm charges after gun complaint in New Bern

Devayron M. Stib, 19, of Illinois, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver schedule II, possession of cocaine and maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for controlled substances.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 10:41:37

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.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 21:34:07

Plans underway to rebuild Kidsville in New Bern

NEW BERN, NC (WITN)A massive playground that has been a staple in New Bern for more than two decades has been deemed unsafe and closed, but after an outpouring of support, city officials say they do have plans to rebuild it.The park on Pine Tree Drive has been a community favorite since 1994.Jameesh

WITN - 2018-08-16 20:33:00

NEW BERN: Some residents should boil their water after utility repair

The city says those who live in Taberna, Carolina Colours, Sellhorn Heights, Creekside, Evans Mill, Gables Run, Long Leaf Pines, Hardee Farms and Bluewater Rise are experiencing low water pressure and no water due to the repair. That can cause bacteria getting into the water system.


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

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 14:36:00

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

WCTI12.COM - 2018-08-16 16:44:13

63-year-old man charged with indecent liberties with a child

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -A 63-year-old man is facing sex offense charges involving a girl under the age of 16.Winterville police arrested Gregory Taylor of Winterville on Thursday. He's charged with indecent liberties with a child.Arrest warrants indicate that Taylor attempted to engage in sexual a

WITN - 2018-08-17 03:20:00

Wreck on U.S. 70 near New Bern backing up traffic

NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - A wreck on U.S. 70 near New Bern is backing up traffic in Craven County.It happened at the intersection of Bouy Street and U.S. 70 coming north from Havelock.There is no word yet on what caused the wreck or if there are any injuries.9 On Your Side will have updates as more in


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

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 20:15:05

August 16 - Mudcats Game Notes

UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS:THU, 8/15, 7:00 PM: Carolina RHPDevin Williams(0-3, 6.37) at Down East RHPRollie Lacy(0-2, 3.60)FRI, 8/16, 7:00 PM: Potomac RHPBrigham Hill(-, -.--) at Carolina RHPChristian Taugner(1-0, 0.00)SAT, 8/17, 5:00 PM: Potomac RHPJoan Baez(7-9, 4.03) at Carolina RHPAlec Bettinger

T.CO - 2018-08-16 18:17:00

Downtown New Bern's parking restrictions to remain in place

For now, the limit will continue to be enforced. During Tuesday's aldermen meeting, people voiced their opinions about the new parking rules. Despite the many public comments, no major changes were made.


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.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 13:10:13

Craven County school gets new name ahead of 2018 school year

Roger Bell Elementary School in Havelock became Roger Bell New Tech Academy on Wednesday. The school is part of the new tech network which focuses on four pillars of teaching: culture that empowers, teaching that engages, technology that enables and outcomes that matter. Havelock is now home to the


Award Winning Mumfest in New Bern just a few months away

NEW BERN, NC (WITN) -Mumfest has been a staple in New Bern for nearly forty years. The award-winning festival is entering it's 38th year of celebration this October and it has evolved into a successful, fun, and economic boost to the community.

WITN - 2018-08-15 19:40:00

Man, woman given $1M bonds on heroin charges in Craven County

Demetruis Smith, 25 and Chasity Wilburn, 30, were both charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin or opium. Smith was also charged with driving with a revoked license.


Two arrested on drug charges in Pamlico County

ALLIANCE, Pamlico County — On Aug. 12, 2018, the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephanie Nicole Hopkins, 33, of Pamlico County, and Gregory Michael Hopkins, 57, of Pamlico County.


KPD: Suspect steals purse from 86-year-old woman, gets arrested

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A woman was arrested Monday after police said she stole a purse from an 86-year-old woman who was shopping at Piggly Wiggly in Kinston.Valerie F. Williams was charged with theft from a person and obtaining property by false pretense.The Kinston Police Department responded to P


Craven-Pamlico Animal Shelter responding to criticism

Since May, five people have resigned, including the director. Many people have voiced their concerns about how the animals are being taken care of during the transition. According to Craven County Health Director Scott Harrelson, the animals are as good as they have always been.


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


New Bern adjusts parking restrictions for downtown

@CityofNB facebookNEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) - - Parking changes are coming to New Bern after the Board of Alderman adjust what streets fall under its two-hour restriction.The changes come after Tuesday night's Board of Alderman meeting.City leaders voted to lift the restriction on part of South Front St