New Bern Crime
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Recent Crime News
Sunday May 22 | via Sun Journal
Though you will look for any of their descendants in New Bern in vain, three generations of Stanlys all but ruled this town. The last in line was Edward Stanly, son of the duelist John Stanly. Comment?
Friday May 20 | via Sun Journal
A New Bern man has been sentenced to prison for a 2015 break-in in which he shot the homeowner. Kywine Velasquez, 17, of 215 West Old Dover Road New Bern, will serve 10 to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree burglary, and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Comment?
Wednesday May 18 | via Sun Journal
According to the Craven County Sheriff's Office, the fire occurred May 4 at a singlewide trailer at 147 Saints Delight Church Road, lot 4, near Bridgeton. At the time of the incident, the Craven County Fire Marshal and the Craven County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division were asked to investigate. Comment?
Thursday May 12 | via WCTI
Maysville Police and the Jones County Sheriff's Department responded to a man who was shot on Wednesday night. Interim Maysville Town Manager James Harper said the shooting happened on Jenkins Avenue near 6th Street around 10:45-11 p.m. The victim was taken to CarolinaEast in New Bern. Comment?
Tuesday May 10 | via Sun Journal
Two New Bern residents are facing charges in River Bend, and a third person is being sought by the town's police, in a case was triggered by the theft of some silverware. The arrests stem from a River Bend Police Department investigation into a felony amount of family sterling silverware that was taken from a house there. Comment?
Saturday Apr 30 | via WCTI
According to New Bern police, a search warrant was executed at 8E Arlington Circle in New Bern this afternoon. During the search, police found a shot gun, revolver, one pound of marijuana, and cash. Comment?
Friday Apr 29 | via Sun Journal
Samuel Junior Carrow III, 33, and Melissa Stilley Cahoon, 36, both of Toler Road in Ernul, have been charged with felony common law robbery and felony conspiracy, according to the Craven County Sheriff's Office. Both have bonds of $75,000. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via WCTI
The Craven County Sheriff's Office said deputies and the Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team have busted the third meth lab in the county this month. In a press release from the Craven County Sheriff's Office, three people have been arrested in this latest meth bust for operating a lab on Victory Circle. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 27 | via Sun Journal
A 36-year-old New Bern woman is facing felony charges for allegedly mailing illegal drugs to her 27-year-old boyfriend who was incarcerated in the Craven County jail. Amanda Jean Luker, who listed a 4200 Elizabeth Ave. address, was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony conspiracy to sell/deliver schedule II controlled substance, according to a press release from the Craven County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Apr 26, 2016 | via Sun Journal
New Bern police stated that Michael Velasquez, 20, was charged with assault by pointing a gun and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was jailed in lieu of a $550,000 bond. Comment?
Apr 26, 2016 | via WCTI
New Bern Police have made a second arrest in connection to a shots fired investigation on Watson Avenue. Michael Velasquez, 20, of New Bern, was arrested Monday. Comment?
Apr 22, 2016 | via Sun Journal
Dewayne Lavon Mitchell had his first appearance before District Court Judge Clint Rowe on Friday morning, when he learned he could face up to seven years in prison if he is convicted. Mitchell is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and with discharging a firearm in city limits. Comment?
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