Press Releases

North Carolina Air National Guard airmen and a C-130 aircraft based at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport here have been ordered to California at the request of federal authorities to support wildland forest fire fighting efforts there.

Two people face a September court date for illegally providing alcohol to a 19-year-old who is hospitalized in Pitt County with serious head injuries from crashing a vehicle, according to North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement.

The Department of Public Safety today during an open house offered community leaders and elected officials their first view of Cabarrus Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Concord.

Through an open house on Monday, Aug. 10, Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry and W. David Guice, Commissioner of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, will introduce elected officials and community leaders to the Cabarrus Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

On Tuesday, August 4, Rep. Virginia Foxx of North Carolina’s 5th District presented Trooper Brett Bush of Ashe County with the Purple Heart, a medal given to members of the military wounded or killed by enemy action or in action against the enemy.

Janet Bundy

Janet Bundy, a 19-year corrections veteran, has been named as the new superintendent at Carteret Correctional Center in Newport.


Attention All News Directors and Editors:

The State Highway Patrol has charged the tour bus driver, Eric Jimmerson, 23, of New York, N.Y. with the following charges:

Story by Sgt. Gina Russell

State Representatives Jamie Boles, Pat Hurley and Allen McNeill joined Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank Perry and other officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 31 for a new public safety training center in Moore County.


Attention All News Directors & Editors:

The State Capitol Police is investigating a masked man armed with a handgun and spray paint on the grounds of the State Capitol. At 4:57 a.m. Saturday, State Capitol Police observed a man wearing a full face mask, gloves, heavy clothing and a backpack on the grounds.