Press Releases

Leonard Appointed as Chief Juvenile Court Counselor

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Sonynia L. Leonard as Chief Court Counselor in Judicial District 6, comprised of Halifax, Northampton, Bertie and Hertford counties. Leonard assumed this post earlier this year.

Bates-Harley Appointed as Chief Juvenile Court Counselor

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named LaQreshia A. Bates-Harley as Chief Court Counselor in Judicial District 1, comprised of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. Bates-Harley assumed this post in May.

North Carolina Invests in Giving Troubled Youth a Second Chance

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Governor Pat McCrory and officials with the Department of Public Safety today during an open house offered community leaders and elected officials their first view of the renovated Edgecombe Youth Development Center in Rocky Mount.

Coltrane to Oversee Juvenile Court Services in 19-county Piedmont Area

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Emily T. Coltrane of Randolph County as Juvenile Court Services Area Administrator for the Piedmont Region, comprised of 19 counties. Coltrane becomes one of four juvenile area administrators in North Carolina.

Long-time Juvenile Justice employee wins John R. Larkins Award

Friday, January 15, 2016

Administration Secretary Bill Daughtridge Jr. today presented Stanley C. Melvin, director of Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Greenville, with the prestigious John R. Larkins Award during the 2016 State Employees Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in downtown Raleigh.

Juvenile Apprehended, Returned to Secure Custody

Friday, January 15, 2016

Local law enforcement officials have apprehended a juvenile who on Jan. 10 failed to return to secure custody at the Dobbs Youth Development Center, following a home visit in Pitt County.

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