Friday, February 21, 2020





No Charges In Death Of Bicyclist

The death of a 65 year-old bicyclist is the first traffic fatality in the Smithfield city limits this year. Around 4:11pm on January 4th, Walter...

Driver Charged In Car Crash Next To Courthouse

Two people were injured Friday afternoon when a pickup truck and passenger car collided at the intersection of E. Johnston Street and S. Second...

1 Killed, Mother And Baby Injured In Collision

UPDATE 9:05PM - The Highway Patrol has identified the pickup truck driver killed in the accident as Atlas Glen Willoughby, 59, of Kenly. The...

3 Trucks Collide At Princeton Intersection

Three big trucks collided at the intersection of Old Cornwallis Road and Edwards Road, just north of Princeton, shortly after 10:00am Monday. An out-of-state...

Car Found In Rural Farm Pond

Early Sunday morning a car was reported to have crashed into a northern Johnston County farm pond and was completely submerged. The Antioch Fire Department...

Minor Injuries Reported In US 301 Accident

Minor injuries were reported in a two vehicle accident tonight (Thursday) on Highway 301 South of Smithfield in front of Holt Lake Barbecue. Around 6:45pm,...

Deputy Catches Suspect Using Police Style Blue Lights

A 32 year-old man was arrested on several charges Monday night after a Johnston County deputy on routine patrol allegedly caught a suspect using...

Speeding Drivers Arrested For DWI

Routine traffic stops for speeding violations resulted in the arrests of two suspects on impaired driving charges. At 8:19pm Saturday, a Johnston County SAFE Team...

Tow Truck Crashes Into Johnston County Business

PRINCETON - A tow truck struck a Johnston County business after it was hit by a pickup truck Friday morning.  The accident occurred...

Benson Man Seriously Injured In Christmas Eve Crash

FOUR OAKS - A 21 year-old man was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. At 2:48pm, a 2002 Toyota pickup traveling eastbound...