Friday, September 20, 2019






3 Arrested After Meth Found Inside Car, JCSO Says

Three men were arrested after suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was reportedly found in their car. Around 1:50pm Monday, a SAFE Team deputy stopped a...

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...

Two Felony Arrests Made At Smithfield-Area License Checkpoint

Two people were arrested at a random license checkpoint Friday afternoon by SAFE Team deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff's Office. Officers were conducting the...

Classroom Disturbance Lands Student In Jail

A student at West Johnston High School was arrested following an incident on campus Monday morning. Around 10:45am, authorities allege 17 year-old Tashaun Levell Freemen...

Homeowner Reports $10,000 In Cash Missing

A Kenly area resident says someone stole $10,000 from his home.  The alleged theft occurred Sunday afternoon. The 62 year-old victim said he left his home,...

Sex Offender Arrested

A Johnston County man on the NC Sex Offender Registry wanted for violating conditions of his release in 2018 is behind bars. In November 2018,...

Meth With Street Value of $4,070 Seized At License Checkpoint

Two Smithfield women were arrested at a SAFE Team license checkpoint in Four Oaks after suspected methamphetamine with a potential street value of $4,070...

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...

3 People Assaulted At Convenience Store

A convicted felon with a prior history of assault has been charged with assaulting three people at a western Johnston County convenience store.  The incident...

Family Pet Killed In Attack

A family's pet Chihuahua was killed after being attacked by two dogs. Smithfield Police and Animal Control are now investigating. The 72 year-old victim said...