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Probationer charged with drug trafficking

From Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office   On Oct. 22, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Adrian Dixon, 43 years of age, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Sheriff’s Office, commissioners face off on ‘defunding’ law enforcement

Just a month before Election Day, the politics of “defunding the police” made their way into the boardroom of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Sheriff’s Office charges suspect in fatal Monday shooting

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Grimesland man with one open count of murder following a deadly shooting east of Washington on Monday ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Inmate dies at Beaufort County Detention Center

A 33-year-old inmate died Friday while in custody at the Beaufort County Detention Center, prompting an internal investigation by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, as ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

State Bureau of Investigation examining shooting in Aurora

AURORA — The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating a shooting that left a man in law enforcement custody dead in Aurora early ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Washington police seek suspect in CVS armed robbery

The Washington Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed the CVS Pharmacy on John Small Avenue on Monday evening. ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Chocowinity Police Department receives funding for VIPER radios

CHOCOWINITY — In June, Chocowinity Police Department Sgt. Todd Taylor found himself in a dangerous situation. Pursuing a suspect into Pitt County, Taylor lost communication ... Read more

2 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Attorney offers $10,000 reward after sign theft

A local attorney is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for stealing a large political sign ... Read more

3 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Sign thefts reported as election heats up

As the 2020 election season begins to hit full stride, Democrats and Republicans in Beaufort County both say political signs on private property have been ... Read more

3 months ago by Matt Debnam.

Jail opens doors to inmates

The Beaufort County Detention Center reopens to inmates this week, as a costly project to fix the jail’s door-locking mechanisms comes to completion. Friday, Beaufort ... Read more

3 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

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