Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:32

NCSO offers more insight on Enviva standoff

A statement by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office offers new insight on the circumstances which led a New Hanover County probation absconder to hide in a storage bin on the grounds of a wood pellet plant outside Garysburg Monday.

A Wilmington man who hid in an industrial storage bin on the grounds of a Northampton County wood pellet manufacturing company is in jail on $326,000 bond after he fell late Monday night.

A Wilmington area man listed in state Department of Public Safety records as a probation absconder, as of this report, remains holed up in a storage bin on the grounds of Enviva Pellets outside Garysburg.

A Roanoke Rapids man died Thursday in a single-vehicle crash in the Gaston area.

Brenda Burnette, retired captain with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, and currently captain with the Jackson Police Department, has filed to run for sheriff of Northampton County.

A Roanoke Rapids man surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday after learning he was indicted on heroin trafficking charges stemming from a September investigation by the Down East Drug Task Force.

Thursday, 25 January 2018 13:13

More meth charges lodged in Northampton County

A Conway woman was charged Wednesday on counts related to methamphetamine production.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 17:09

Meth charges lodged in Pendleton raid

Evidence of a meth lab was discovered last week in Northampton County and three people have been arrested, according to a statement released by Sheriff Jack Smith today.

More people were arrested Monday in a September 22 home invasion in Woodland.

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain Patrick Jacobs:

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