Update: Police Identify Suspect, Employee Stabbed Inside Hospital

Smithfield Police have identified the suspect who reportedly stabbed a hospital employee in the emergency room at Johnston Health in Smithfield this evening (Saturday). Police...

Teen Charged With Exposing Himself Outside Gym

A 17-year-old has been charged with misdemeanor indecent exposure by Clayton Police after a victim allegedly saw him masturbating outside a window of the...

Teacher Accused Of Stealing Craft Supplies

A local teacher was cited for misdemeanor larceny after she allegedly walked out of Walmart with unpaid craft supplies in her shopping cart. On Saturday,...

Victim Seriously Injured At Benson Bar

An arrest has been made in connection with an assault at a Benson club earlier this month that left the victim with serious injuries. A...

Passenger Charged With Littering After Allegedly Tossing Marijuana Out Car Window

A 25 year-old man was arrested after a law enforcement officer allegedly witnessed him tossed a bag of marijuana out the window of a...

Hardee’s Restaurant Robbed, Manager Forced Into Cooler

The manager of a local Hardee's was held at gunpoint and forced into a cooler during a robbery. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office said the...

County Employee Linked To Theft From Judge’s Chambers

A Johnston County government employee was arrested Wednesday in connection with a theft reported a day earlier by a district court judge. Judge Paul Holcombe...

Life Savings Of Mentally Handicapped Man Drained By Power Of Attorney

A lengthy investigation by Johnston County authorities has led to the arrest of a former caretaker accused of embezzling $34,900 from a disabled man. Detectives...

Robbery Suspect Arrested During I-95 Traffic Stop

A Smithfield man wanted for a March 22nd robbery was arrested early this morning (Friday) during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 in Johnston County. A state...

US Postal Inspector, JCSO Investigation Leads To Pill Package Bust

A Johnston County man was arrested last week after a package mailed from India was delivered to him. Authorities said the packaged contained Tramadol, Valium...