Saturday, August 24, 2019






Teen Charged With Taking Indecent Liberties With Child

A Four Oaks teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon and jailed under a $450,000 bond. The arrest of 17 year-old Anthony Robert Grooms followed a two...

Meth, 4 Guns Seized From Smithfield Home

Two shotguns, two rifles, drug paraphernalia, and suspected methamphetamines were reportedly found inside a Smithfield-area residence.  Last Friday, Johnston County deputies were asked to...

$32,994 Property Stolen During Smithfield Break-In

Smithfield Police are following up on leads following a residential break-in discovered Wednesday in South Smithfield.  Police said the break-in happened between 8:00AM Tuesday...

Kenly Man Arrested During Smithfield Traffic Stop

An expired license plate and a non-working taillight were the reasons a Johnston County deputy pulled over a car Wednesday at 11:35pm on East...

Dog Taken From Suspect’s Home Tests Positive For Meth

Animal control officers have taken custody of a canine after it tested positive for methamphetamines.  The dog was found at the home of Matthew...

Harnett Detention Officer Arrested Following Internal Investigation

A two month internal investigation by the Harnett County Sheriff's Office has led to the arrest of a recently-hired detention officer. Investigators said Harnett County...

Woman Pleads Guilty To Disaster Fraud Related To Hurricane Matthew

A woman awarded more than $11,000 in rental assistance to which she was not entitled following Hurricane Matthew has pled guilty to 15 counts...

Police Searching For Two Women Passing Counterfeit Money

Selma - Selma Police are searching for two women who passed counterfeit $100 bills at three businesses on Tuesday. The suspects presented counterfeit $100 bills as...

Drug Suspect Found Hiding Under Blanket

A 38 year-old woman was reportedly found hiding under a blanket in the bedroom of her home on Tuesday. NC Probation & Parole asked...

Thief Steals From Church

Members of a rural Johnston County church were temporarily without water service last week. A thief stole the water pump from the Bentonville Disciple Church...