Saturday, February 29, 2020





Home Sustains $7,000 In Damage

A southern Johnston County home sustained extensive damage during a break-in discovered Saturday, Feb. 15th. Someone entered a vacant rental home on Bruce's Lane off...

Dog Seized During Animal Cruelty Investigation Will Be Available For Adoption

A 21 year-old man was arrested Monday on animal cruelty charges.  The arrest stems from a report last Saturday of a dog allegedly being neglected.  The...

Car Seized From Driver Involved In 3 County High Speed Chase

A Johnston County man was arrested on multiple charges after he reportedly led deputies on a three county high speed chase.  The pursuit started on...

Smithfield Teen Charged With Armed Robbery

A Smithfield teenager has been linked to an armed robbery at a southwestern Johnston County home.  Authorities arrested 19 year-old Michael Willie Hughes Huggins of...

Employees Charged With Larceny

Three employees at two Smithfield retail businesses have been arrested on felony theft charges. On February 13th, loss prevention personnel at Walmart at 1299 N....

Smithfield Business Break-Ins Reported

Smithfield Police are investigating two weekend business break-ins. Around 8:30 Saturday morning, Feb. 15th, police discovered a break-in at the Bill Lynch Salon at 1270...

“Friend” Breaks Into Home After Giving Owner A Ride To Grocery Store

A home security camera helped authorities quickly identify a "friend" who allegedly broke in a Clayton area home earlier this month. On February 2nd, a...

Drugs Found After Police Respond To Car Collision

A driver was arrested by Smithfield Police on felony drug charges at the scene of two vehicle traffic accident. Smithfield Police, Smithfield Fire, and...

Teen Shot And Killed Outside Dunn Cook Out

DUNN - A 22 year-old man is facing murder charges following a shooting in the parking lot near the Cook Out. Dunn Police responded to...

Juvenile Accidentally Shot By Friend Handling Firearm

Benson Police said they quickly determined a 911 call reporting a drive by shooting this afternoon wasn't true. At 1:54pm Saturday, officers were dispatched...