Press Releases

SHP Expecting Increased Travel During Memorial Weekend

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In anticipation of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, increased traffic congestion is expected across the state, as motorists travel to their intended destinations.  North Carolina provides several vacation opportunities from the mountains to the coast which also invites an increased number of vi

Surry County Pursuit Suspect in Custody

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The suspect sought in the murder investigation of Trooper S. N. Bullard is in custody after an extensive search by state and local authorities.  On Wednesday, May 23 at approximately 3:30 a.m., investigators arrested Dakota Kape Whitt, 22, of Elkin without incident.  

Suspect Sought in Surry County Pursuit

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The State Highway Patrol is seeking assistance from the public in locating the driver involved in Monday night's pursuit in Surry County. At approximately 10:53 p.m., troopers attempted to stop a black BMW passenger vehicle that traveled through a checkpoint.

North Carolina incident management team departs for Hawaii

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Ten experienced emergency managers and fire service officials from North Carolina departed Saturday for Hawaii, to serve on an incident management team requested by Hawaii’s state emergency management agency as response continues to the erupting Kilauea volcano.

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