Press Releases

Operation Silent Night results in 88 arrests in four counties

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nearly 230 law enforcement officers from state, local and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Silent Night, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probation and parole in Franklin,

Highway Patrol Emphasizes Safety During Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

In anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the State Highway Patrol is urging motorists to focus on safety while traveling to their intended destinations.  According to AAA, 43.5 million Americans are expected to take to the roads across the nation, an increase of 1.9 percent over last

Highway Patrol Stresses Caution When Traveling Through Dense Smoke

Saturday, November 19, 2016

As North Carolina continues to experience wildfires in the western portion of the state, the Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to exercise safe driving habits when traveling through the affected areas.  Although some roadways may not be directly in the fire’s path, the smoke that is p

140th Highway Patrol Graduation

Friday, November 18, 2016

The 140th Basic Patrol School started with 62 cadets. After 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training, 47 cadets met the challenge and graduated at a ceremony held at the Colonial Baptist Church in Cary on Nov. 18.

Highway Patrol Announces Updated I-95 Detour

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has updated the I-95 detour for motorists traveling south.  With this in mind, both north and southbound lanes of I-95 have been closed between Exit 13 and Exit 56 due to flooding conditions.

Highway Patrol Involved Shooting in Lumberton

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

On Monday, October 10th at approximately 8:08 p.m., two members of the Robeson County Sheriff’s office accompanied by a sergeant with the State Highway Patrol were conducting search and rescue operations in Lumberton.  Preliminary information shows while traveling on a flooded portio

State Highway Patrol Graduates 30 New Troopers

Friday, September 30, 2016

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 30 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 139th basic highway patrol school.  The celebration ended 29 weeks of extensive academic and physical training. 

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