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  • Man arrested for indecent exposure

    Monday Aug 13 | via Kinston Free Press 

    A Kinston man was arrested Monday on a charge of indecent exposure from an incident that allegedly occurred July 16.  Roderick Jones, whose age and address was not given on the report, was arrested by police on a warrant Monday as he was walking on Old Snow Hill Road.  According to the victim in the case, Jones approached her while she was in the backyard of her apartment and exposed his private parts to her.

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  • Third teen arrested in Mini-mart parking lot robbery...

    Wednesday Aug 8 | via Kinston Free Press 

    A third teenage allegedly involved in an armed robbery at Sam's Mini-mart on N. Queen St. turned himself in at the Kinston Police Department Tuesday.  Korie D. Williams, 19, was arrested at the police department and changed with armed robbery and possession of a stolen vehicle.  Shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, Kinston police responded to a report of a person in the parking lot of Sam's Mini-mart, who had been robbed at gunpoint by three people in a vehicle.  Korie was apparently with Kvon X. Williams, 18; and Deneiriontae Hodges, 17, all from Kinston. Kvon Williams and Hodges were arrested last Friday by Kinston police and the U.S. Marshal Task Force.

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  • Police look for a third teenager allegedly involved ...

    Tuesday Aug 7 | via Kinston Free Press 

    Kinston police arrested two people allegedly involved in a robbery last Thursday at Sam's Mini-mart on N. Queen St. and are still searching for a third person.  Shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday Kinston police responded to a report of a person in the parking lot of Sam's Mini-mart who had been robbed at gunpoint by three people in a vehicle.  Further investigation revealed the three people were in a vehicle that had been stolen the previous day.

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  • Kinston man charged with attempted murder Updated at

    Friday Aug 3 | via Kinston Free Press 

    A Kinston man was arrested Thursday for an alleged attempted murder that occurred Wednesday in at the intersection of N. Adkin Street and E. Washington Avenue. Kinston police and a U.S. Marshal Task Force arrested Arventiono Lawson, no age given, at his residence in Kinston and charged him with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a firearm into an occupied motor vehicle, possession of firearm by felon, injury to personal property and filing a false police report.

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  • KPD arrests two on Larceny, other charges Updated Ju...

    Tuesday Jul 31 | via Kinston Free Press 

    On July 30, at 10:41 am, officers from the Kinston Police Department executed a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle along the 2000 block of Towerhill Road in Kinston. Inside the vehicle, officers located stolen merchandise from several past breaking and entering incidents in Kinston, Lenoir County and Greenville.

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  • 22-year-old arrested in connection to July 6 break-i...

    Monday Jul 30 | via Kinston Free Press 

    Last week, Kinston police arrested a 28-year-old man who allegedly broke into a residence in the 800 block of E. Caswell Street and assaulted a 22-year-old resident.  The break-in occurred at 4:30 a.m. on July 6. Police quickly identified the intruder and issued a warrant for his arrest, according to Kinston police reports.  Samuel Tiveon Roberts was arrested July 25 at his residence at 305 McDaniels St., Apt. C without incident on a charge of first degree burglary and assault by strangulation.

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  • Brazen felon' who nearly killed a man in N.C. nabbed...

    Jul 11, 2018 | via Boston.com 

    Allen Lewis allegedly shot another man multiple times in Kinston, N.C., in May and left the victim "struggling for his life," Boston police said in a statement. On Tuesday afternoon, Boston officers spotted Lewis sitting in a parked car on Stoughton Street in Dorchester, the release said.

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  • Suspect from shooting at Southeast Elementary caught...

    Jul 11, 2018 | via Kinston Free Press 

    On May 8, at approximately 7:02 PM, members of the Kinston Police Dept. responded to a shots fired call at Southeast Elementary School in Kinston.

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  • Police search for suspect involved in shooting on Fr...

    Jul 11, 2018 | via Kinston Free Press 

    Kinston Police arrested one man Tuesday and have a warrant for another man involved in an alleged shooting, attempted murder and robbery incident that occurred June 22 on E. Bright Street. When police arrived in the 800 block of E. Bright Street June 22, they found Rodney Meadows, 31, suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  • Man arrested in Dorchester on attempted-murder charg...

    Jul 10, 2018 | via Universal Hub 

    Boston Police report arresting a man on Stoughton Street in Dorchester on charges he pumped several bullets into another man in Kinston, NC in May. Police say Allen Lewis, 36, had a loaded handgun on him when he was arrested around 2 p.m. - and that he put up a struggle when officers spotted him in a parked car and approached him. Kinston Police report Lewis fired repeatedly at a man sitting in a car in that city on May 8, leaving him with numerous injuries.

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