Press Releases

SHP Seeking Public's Assistance in Identifying Fatal Victim

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

On Tuesday, July 7, at 5:33 am, the State Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle collision on NC 50 at Old Drug Store Road.  A 2016 Dodge Charger was traveling north on NC 50 when it struck a pedestrian who was believed to be sitting in the travel lanes.

SHP Seeking Public’s Assistance In Cumberland County Hit-And-Run

Friday, June 26, 2020

The State Highway Patrol is requesting assistance from the public in locating a hit-and-run vehicle responsible for the death of a pedestrian in Cumberland County. On Thursday, May 21, troopers were called to NC 87 near Sand Hill Rd where they located Timothy Wayne Slade, 51, of Hope Mills.

SHP Responds To Slow Driver Protest On I-40

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

On Wed., June 24 at approximately 8:57 a.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to I-40 in Wake County due to several vehicles traveling at a slow rate of speed near the 298 mile marker.

SHP Seeking Public’s Assistance in Cleveland County Hit-And-Run

Monday, June 15, 2020

The State Highway Patrol is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle sought in a deadly hit-and-run collision that occurred in Cleveland County. On Friday, June 12 at approximately 7:26 p.m., troopers responded to a vehicle collision on NC 150 near Ridge Rd.

State Highway Patrol Graduates 42 New Troopers

Monday, June 15, 2020

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 42 new troopers at a graduation ceremony held for the 150th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended what was a truly unique Patrol School experience as much of the training was forced to adapt due to COVID-19 safety protocols.

SHP Encouraging Safe Travel During Memorial Holiday

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the summer vacation season fast approaches, the State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to keep safety at the forefront throughout Memorial Day weekend. Increased travel could potentially be seen across the state as restrictions associated with COVID-19 continue to ease. 

SHP Honors Fallen Members With Virtual Memorial Ceremony

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol held its annual memorial ceremony today in Raleigh in remembrance of 67 fallen members.  Remarks were delivered by Colonel Glenn McNeill Jr., commander of the State Highway Patrol.

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