Press Releases

NC Correctional Institution for Women Offender Missing from Work Assignment

Thursday, April 4, 2019

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking NC Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) minimum custody offender Gayle Newcombe (#0685978), who was reported missing from her work assignment in Raleigh/ Wake County this evening.  Newcombe was last seen on Avent Ferry Road at about 5:45 p.m.  

SHP Identifies Suspect In Johnston County Shooting

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Authorities have identified Darius Jayquan Rogers, 20, of Clayton as the suspect in today’s shooting involving a state trooper.  Mr. Rogers was transported to Wake Medical Center as a result of the incident where he is listed in serious condition.  
 

Trooper Shoots Armed Suspect In Johnston County

Thursday, April 4, 2019

On Thursday, April 04 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the State Highway Patrol stopped a Nissan passenger vehicle for traveling 96 mph in a 55 mph zone on US 70 near Edwards Rd in Johnston County.  
 

Water rescue teams to train in large-scale flood rescue exercise

Friday, March 29, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

What:  State and international water rescue teams using boats and aircraft will train in a large-scale flood rescue exercise centered around Lake James and the Catawba River near Morganton.

Who:  Numerous water and air rescue teams from North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Connecticut in addition to international teams from Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile and the United Kingdom

Volunteers Are Vital in Filling Unmet Needs After a Disaster

Thursday, March 28, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina is no stranger to disasters: Since 2010, the state has received eight federal disaster declarations with losses totaling more than $55 billion, according to NOAA and Governor Roy Cooper’s office.

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