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Law enforcement continues services with extra precautions

As COVID-19 cases increase daily, local law enforcement agencies continue to offer many of the same services they normally do, but delivery of those services ... Read more

2 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Fentanyl pill lab discovered in Pamlico Plantation

A Washington man has been accused of manufacturing pills with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl in his Pamlico Plantation home. Dylan Holcomb, age 26, was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Jail fix approaches $2 million

The cost to fix the door-locking system in the Beaufort County Detention Center is now approaching $2 million. Beaufort County commissioners voted Monday night to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Pair charged with selling drugs in Washington

On Feb. 27, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Tylajuwon Shelton, 28, and Shanita Peartree, 32, both of 99 Joy Lane ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

ECU hosts 2020 Criminal Justice Career Fair this week

GREENVILLE — The Department of Criminal Justice at East Carolina University will host the 2020 Criminal Justice Career Fair on Thursday, from 1 p.m. to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by East Carolina University.

Duo charged with selling drugs near middle school

CHOCOWINITY — The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit charged two people from Aurora this week with selling heroin, cocaine and marijuana within 1,000 feet ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Former Washington resident charged with assault with intent to kill

A former resident of Washington is being held on a $1 million bond after assaulting two people in Pitt County and firing a gun into ... Read more

1 month ago by Matt Debnam.

Sheriff’s Office makes pot bust in Belhaven

On Feb. 18, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Damount Harvey, 27, of 992 Elm Street in Belhaven. Harvey was charged ... Read more

1 month ago by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Community collaboration seeks to help ex-offenders reenter society

Within a 50-mile radius of Beaufort County, seven prisons in five counties have the capacity to hold more than 5,500 inmates. Scattered throughout counties between ... Read more

1 month ago by Matt Debnam.

Grimesland man charged with murder after allegedly shooting teen

GRIMESLAND — The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a weekend shooting that killed a Grimesland teenager. According to a press release from the PCSO, the ... Read more

1 month ago by Matt Debnam.

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