Sunday, January 29, 2023



18 Year-Old Indicted For Murder Of Johnston County Store Clerk

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JOHNSTON COUNTY - A Grand Jury has indicted an 18 year-old man on murder, kidnapping, and robbery charges. Alexander Leon Herrera of Thunder Ridge...

80 Pounds Of Marijuana And $20,000 Cash Seized During Search Warrant

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CLAYTON - Clayton Police said they were dispatched to a possible burglary in progress and found evidence of suspected drug trafficking. Around 12:00pm Monday,...

Accident Victim Breaks Into Home As Family Flees To Safety, Report Says

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MICRO - A Johnston County family fled into the woods after a woman they did not know, and armed with a handgun, broke into...

JCSO Investigating Drive By Shooting

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ARCHER LODGE - One person was injured in a drive by shooting reported at 12:39am Tuesday. Authorities responded to a 911 call in the...

Victim Shot During Altercation, Arrest Made

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NEWTON GROVE - One person is in jail and another in the hospital as the result of a southern Johnston County shooting. The Johnston...

Ex-Employee Arrested For Extortion, Cyberstalking

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SELMA - A former employee at a Selma animal hospital has been charged with extortion and cyberstalking. Eduardo Figueroa, age 40, of S. Sussex...

Police Announce Arrest In Clayton Homicide

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CLAYTON - Clayton Police announced today (Monday) an arrest in the homicide of 16 year-old Jayden Shamar Jones. Jones was shot and killed December...

Four Oaks Man Arrested Following Narcotics Investigation

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The Johnston County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested a Four Oaks man December 21 during a traffic stop. Joi Keon Williams, age 22, of...

Shoplifters Steal More Than $15,000 In Merchandise

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SMITHFIELD - Smithfield Police are investigating two shoplifting incidents reported at Sunglass Hut at 1205 Outlet Center Drive. On December 14 an unknown suspect entered...

Police: Man Arrested After Attempting To Cash Altered Fire Department Check

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SMITHFIELD - Police in Smithfield arrested a man at KS Bank on N. Brightleaf Boulevard after he allegedly tried to cash an altered check....