Monday, October 18, 2021





Car Deal Too Good To Be True

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A Smithfield man was looking on the internet last week for a used car and saw a Facebook Marketplace ad that caught his eye....

Stolen Property Found In Wooded Area

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The Johnston County Sheriff's Office recovered suspected stolen property in a wooded area Monday. Authorities said the items were found on Almon Road off Harper...

North Carolina Has 14th Highest Identity Theft Rate

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Coronavirus-related scams have proliferated in recent weeks. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), some businesses have already been reprimanded for misleading claims around...

Report: Juvenile Victim Sexually Assaulted In Two States By Same Suspect

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A Garner man is being held in the Johnston County Jail without bond following his arrested on statutory rape charges.  Carlos Ramos Bautista, 31,...

Jewelry Valued At $30,000 Taken During Break-In

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A thief made away with three jewelry boxes containing $30,000 in jewelry from a western Johnston County home.  The burglary was discovered at 10:39pm Saturday...

Lottery Tickets Stolen From Convenience Store

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BENSON - A man made away with several lottery tickets from a Johnston County convenience store.   On Aug. 10th around 8:00pm the suspect walked into...

Man Armed With Gun Robs Boost Mobile Store

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SMITHFIELD - Police are searching for a lone suspect who robbed the Boost Mobile store at 1006 N. Brightleaf Boulevard. The armed robbery was...

Mother, Son Arrested At Walmart

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A Smithfield mother and her adult son were arrested Tuesday afternoon at Walmart on Highway 42 in the Cleveland community.  Around 2:15pm, Johnston County...

Wayne County Man Sentenced To 17 Years In Federal Prison

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RALEIGH – A Wayne County man was sentenced today to 204 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more...

Benson Police Searching For Break-In Suspects

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Benson Police are searching for two suspects involved in a break-in around 1:26am today (Monday). It occurred at the Marathon gas station at 3405...