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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Sheriff’s Office swearing-in ceremony slated for Monday

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (December 1, 2022) – Carteret County Sheriff Asa B. Buck, III will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. Monday in a public ceremony at the Carteret County Courthouse in Beaufort.

Retired Chief Resident Superior Court Judge John E...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Drug arrest in local retailer’s parking lot

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 23, 2022) – A Newport man was arrested in the parking lot of a local retailer following a report of possible drug activity Tuesday, November 22.

Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression U...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for safe shopping during the holiday season

CCSO Holiday Safety Tips

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 22, 2022) – As the Christmas holiday approaches, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck urges citizens to shop safely.

“The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding malls and discount stores to buy the lat...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

CCSO increases reward for information on Atlantic double-murder investigation

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has increased their reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the deaths of Phillip Raymond Fulcher, 59, and William D...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for a safe Labor Day weekend

Labor Day Safety Tips - Person Driving

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – With the approach of the Labor Day weekend, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Labor Day holiday period a happy and enjoyable one for all.

Traditionally during the Labor Day holiday, our high...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Law enforcement to conduct active shooter training at West Carteret High School

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), in partnership with Carteret Community College and Carteret County Public School System, will conduct a multi-agency active shooter training drill on Tuesday, July 26 a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Carteret County Deputy Sheriff of the Year Announced

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NEW BERN, NC – Sgt. Shane Wells was honored as the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff of the Year by the Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association (CCTA) ‘Back the Blue’ program.

The CCTA annually honors ou...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Carteret County man arrested on child pornography charges

Gillberg, Lester David

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a Carteret County man Monday on charges related to the sexual exploitation of minors.

The suspect, Lester David Gillber...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Down East couple arrested following ICAC Investigation

By Major Jason Wank, Chief Detective

On 04/18/2022 Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Kelli Wells Harper, 28, of Beaufort, NC. Harper was charged as the result of an undercove...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Spring prescription drug take back event ‘Pills Can Kill’ announced

Pills Can Kill 2022 - Spring

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – On Saturday, April 30, 2022, Carteret County law enforcement agencies will hold the spring “Pills Can Kill” prescription drug take back event.

This one-day event will make it convenient for the public to rid their homes of potentially...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Carteret County Detention Center adopts new digital mailing system for inmate mail

Change to Mail Policy

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Beginning Monday, April 4, Carteret County Sheriff’s Office will transition to a digital version of all non-legal inmate mail. The new system is the result of a partnership with Pay Tel Communications, CCSO&rs...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Carteret County Sheriff’s Office offers back-to-school safety tips

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – As summer days are waning and the start of school is fast approaching, the Carteret County
Sheriff’s Office is reminding the community of several tips to help keep kids safe as they travel to and from school.

Ev...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Carteret County Sheriff’s Office set to host North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Conference

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) annual business conference will be held in Atlantic Beach beginning July 24. Sheriffs and law enforcement personnel from across the state will meet to talk about key issues facing law e...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for a safe July 4th weekend

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – With the July 4th weekend approaching, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone.

Carteret County citizens should remember that firework...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for a safe July 4th weekend

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – With the approach of the July 4th weekend, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday period a happy and enjoyable one for all.

Traditionally during the July 4th Holiday, our h...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Traffic stop leads to arrest of Jones County man for trafficking cocaine and heroin

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Narcotics detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s
Office arrested a Jones County man during a traffic stop in Stella, NC last Thursdayevening.

Brian Devon Tucker, 35, of Pollocksville, NC faces several d...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Carteret County man arrested on child pornography charges

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Detectives with the Carteret County Sheriff’s
Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a Carteret County manThursday morning on charges related to the sexual exploitation of minors.

The suspect, Caleb ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Carteret County Sheriff Launches Mobile App

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck is excited to announce the release of the organization’s new smartphone application. This app will serve as a new way for the sheriff’s office to connect with Carteret County residents and visitors, p...

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