Press Releases

The N.C. Office of Recovery Resiliency (NCORR) Regional Resilience Portfolio Program, in partnership with nine councils of governments, is opening public comment for nine draft regional resilience portfolios.

The State Highway Patrol recognized extraordinary acts of bravery and public service by sworn and civilian state employees during an awards ceremony held at the SBI Auditorium in Raleigh this morning.

The State Highway Patrol expects the coming weeks to bring more vehicle traffic to our roadways with an increase in holiday travelers.

Maury Correctional Institution offender Bradley Lynn Chavis (#0992910) has died in an apparent suicide.

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has committed $3.2 million in funding to the N.C. Housing Coalition for a new Homeownership Assistance Program.

After years of violence, drug sales, and death investigations, citizens will soon see much-needed changes at a Roxboro motel.

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has awarded $22.3 million from the Affordable Housing Development Fund (AHDF) to three state municipalities for new multi-family housing projects.

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking offender Joshua P. Ostwalt (#1017527) who escaped this afternoon from the recreation yard at the Robeson Confinement in Response to Violation Center in Lumberton.

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking Davidson Correctional Center offender Johnny Porche (# 0327128), who escaped from the minimum custody prison this morning by scaling a fence at the facility and running away at 1:15 a.m.

A joint effort involving the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) resulted in the collection of 26,020 pounds of unused prescription medications as part of Operation Medicine Drop’s (OMD) Fall Take Back Event and the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

A store clerk has been criminally charged following a single-vehicle collision that left the driver seriously injured.

The Division of Adult Correction has named Anthony Perry as the new warden of the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women in Raleigh.

RALEIGH — The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Jamel James the warden of Central Prison.

The NC Center for Missing Persons (NCCMP) has a new website aimed at furthering its goal of working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to locate missing persons and reunite them with their families.

Last night concluded a ten-month long investigation with state and local law enforcement arresting 11 individuals on over 450 drug, alcohol, gambling, and weapons charges.