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Shothouse owner jailed on drug charges

Shothouse owner jailed on drug charges

Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and Alcohol Law Enforcement shut down a Washington “shothouse” Thursday night, confiscating large amounts of liquor and arresting ... Read more

Three charged with metals theft

Three charged with metals theft

Though incidents have decreased since the laws became stricter, three people were arrested recently and charged with stealing metal from two electrical-supply sites. The crimes ... Read more

Fire-Rescue-EMS earns heavy rescue cert

Fire-Rescue-EMS earns heavy rescue cert

  Only a handful of departments in eastern North Carolina have it. Now, Washington Fire-Rescue-EMS numbers among them. This week, Washington Fire-Rescue-EMS was awarded its ... Read more

Police net five in prostitution op

Five people were arrested last week as part of an undercover operation to curb prostitution in Washington. According to Lt. William Chrismon, spokesman for the ... Read more

Sheriff’s office seeks to ID suspects

Sheriff’s office seeks to ID suspects

CHOCOWINITY — The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in tracking down the men responsible for several home break-ins earlier this month. ... Read more