New Bern Crime
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Recent Crime News
3 hrs ago | via Sun Journal
New Bern police are investigating an apparent shooting that happened on Edenton Street Monday evening. According to police reports, CarolinaEast Medical Center contacted police when a man showed up there who had been shot twice in the leg. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via Sun Journal
One person was shot multiple times and taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville early Monday during an apparent home invasion. The victim was treated at the hospital and released later Monday. Comment?
Saturday Feb 4 | via Sun Journal
According to police, officers responded to a call on the 100 block of Margaret Court at 3:20 a.m. where the victim identified Owen Beechie Fisher III as being an abuser. Fisher was arrested and became combative with officers, police said. Comment?
Thursday Jan 26 | via Sun Journal
He could face life in prison or the death penalty if he is found guilty of the open murder charge against him. A man accused of murdering a baby had his first court appearance Thursday morning. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 25 | via Sun Journal
James T. Burroughs Jr., 27, whose listed address is 519 Red Fox Court, faces an open count of murder. He was arrested on Wednesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 24 | via Sun Journal
A Grantsboro man has pleaded guilty to several crimes, including arson, larceny, attempted first-degree murder of a bailbondsman, and voluntary manslaughter of an 8-month-old child. In August 2012, the Pamlico County fire marshal was contacted about the illegal burning of a structure in Grantsboro. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via The Times of India
A 50-year-old Indian-origin physician in the US has been charged with unlawful distribution of narcotics, money laundering and possession of firearms. If convicted, the maximum penalties for each charged drug count are twenty years' imprisonment; a $1 million fine; and a term of supervised release. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via Sun Journal
A federal grand jury in Greenville returned a 31-count indictment charging New Bern physician Sanjay Kumar, 50, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced Tuesday. Kumar, a physiatry doctor who was head of New Bern Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, was arrested at a traffic stop in June 2016 following a long investigation by both the Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team and the State Bureau of Investigation. Comment?
Jan 11, 2017 | via Sun Journal
On Dec. 2, the office received a call for a suspicious activity complaint at the Comfort Suites on Old Cherry Point Road. As a result, Sheriff Jerry Monette instructed the Criminal Investigative Division to open an investigation into possible human trafficking in Craven County, Michael Ashley Miller, 44, 110 Grant Court, New Bern, charged with human trafficking - adult victim for sexual servitude, promote prostitution for profits, and promote prostitution-advance. Comment?
Jan 10, 2017 | via Sun Journal
Police are seeking a New Bern man on charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and obtaining property by false pretenses. The suspect is identified as Kishon Jerell Toms, 32. Police say Toms is a suspect in the Monday armed robbery of the Super Stop at 1701 Neuse Blvd. and the Tuesday armed robbery of the Walgreens at 2001 Neuse Blvd. During both robberies, Toms was reportedly armed with a handgun, officers say. Comment?
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