Tag Archives: Onslow County

Sheriff Miller warns about scams that continue targeting Onslow citizens

Additional scam information released from the OCSO by Sheriff Miller, warning citizens to take heed of warnings that a variety of scams are targeting citizens.

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Two teens arrested with guns and drugs in Holly Ridge following gunshots being fired

UPDATE: 2:13 PM- Video footage from a Hampstead resident passing through the area during the time of the suspects being apprehended by Holly Ridge PD on Friday Evening. Video Courtesy of a Hampstead Citizen passing by the scene: KC Makey On the Friday evening of July 26, 2019 officers were dispatched to the 200 block of S. Dyson Street in

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Sneads Ferry ONWASA customers facing water outages

Sneads Ferry ONWASA customers faced water outages early this Friday morning. ONWASA said, “customers in the effected areas are under a precautionary boil water advisory.” North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is widening Highway 172 in Sneads Ferry. As part of their highway widening project their contractors were scheduled to install valves and tie-in a section of new water line

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OCSO is seeking the public’s help identifying people involved in a drive-by shooting in Jacksonville

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the owner or driver of a vehicle involved with two people being shot in the area of Blue Creek Farms Road on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Around 6:30 p.m. deputies with the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office arrived at Blue Creek Farms Drive in Jacksonville to find

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UPDATE: FOUND SAFE- OCSO is seeking the public’s help locating a missing 16-year-old boy

Update: The juvenile has been located. Thank you for all who shared for his safe return. Onslow County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a runaway juvenile who was last seen in the Piney Green area on July 13, 2019. Jared Powers is a 16-year-old white male described as being 5’10, 155 lbs., with short brown hair

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Operation Firecracker kicked off the Booze it & Lose It Campaign this week

Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller said on Tuesday afternoon, “Our goal is prevention, we want all citizens to use common sense and reach their destinations safely.”
The Onslow County Sheriff’s Office will be deploying its DWI Task Force in high crash and high DWI areas across the county. Community members should expect increased high visibility enforcement.

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