Press Releases

SHP Urges Motorists To Plan Ahead For Memorial Day Travel

Thursday, May 23, 2019

With an estimated 37.6 million motorists taking to the roadways this Memorial Day weekend, the State Highway Patrol is encouraging drivers to plan ahead before traveling.   
                                               

State Highway Patrol Graduates 34 New Troopers

Friday, May 3, 2019

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 34 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 147th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended 12 weeks of demanding training preparing them for a fulfilling career of service to the state of North Carolina.
 

SHP Announces 2019 Operation Drive To Live

Monday, April 8, 2019

In anticipation of spring break and prom season, the State Highway Patrol is once again conducting Operation Drive to Live, an annual campaign to reduce collisions involving teen drivers.

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.  
 

SHP Locates Shooter After Extensive Search

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The State Highway Patrol has taken a suspect into custody after this morning’s shooting in Orange County.  Authorities from the SHP, Orange County S.O., Chapel Hill P.D. and Hillsboro P.D. joined forces to locate the suspect in a wooded area near Blackwood Mountain Rd after an exhaustive search.

SHP Promotes Members During Ceremony

Monday, February 25, 2019

The State Highway Patrol honored 55 sworn and 11 civilian members today during a promotional ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary.

Wilson County Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop

Monday, January 14, 2019

A preliminary investigation has revealed on Monday, January 14 at approximately 5:15p.m., a state trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop on Hanes Rd in Wilson County.   

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