Newport, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Newport is a town located in Carteret County. Based on the 2016 census, approximately 4,684 people live in this area. The current mayor is Dennis Barber. The Town Manager is Angela Christian.

Town Hall:
200 Howard Blvd, Newport, NC 28570
Phone: (252) 223-4749

Newport Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
mayorbarber@townofnewport.com

Town Manager’s Office:
achristian@townofnewport.com

In 2016, the crime index in Newport is 127.7 which was less than half the US average (282.1). During this year, there were no reported murders or arson cases. However, there were 2 reported robberies, 1 reported rape, 4 reported assaults, 14 reported burglaries, 67 reported thefts, and 4 reported auto thefts. As of January 2019, 48 registered sex offenders are residing in Newport. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 99 to 1.

Newport, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Newport had a total of 82 reported incidents in 2016 which gave it a total crime rate of 1,717 crimes for every 100,000 people. The North Carolina average was much higher at 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people. The US average was also higher at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Theft was the most commonly reported crime that year.

The Newport Police Department is headed by Chief of Police R Keith Lewis Jr. The NPD is comprised of 4 full-time police officers (including the Chief) and 6 part-time police officers. There’s also the 12 VIPS or Volunteers in Police Service that perform certain law enforcement functions such as traffic control, crime prevention presentation, and even assist with limited crime scene processing duties.

Newport Police Department:
255 Howard Blvd., Newport, N.C. 28570
Business: 252-223-5410
Dispatch: 252-223-5111
Fax: 252-223-3858

Newport Police Dept

Chief of Police:
klewis@newportpolice-nc.org

Additional Information:
Address 1: 255 Howard Blvd
City: Newport
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28570-7927
County: Carteret County
Phone #: 252-223-5410
Fax #: 252-223-3858
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 3200
Number of Officers: 5

The Carteret County Detention Center (CCDC) is the only jail facility in the county and is used by the Newport Police Department to house its inmates. The average daily population of the jail is 128 inmates. All inmates are allowed 1 visit per week on their assigned day. Each visit is 10 to 20 minutes in length. Visiting days are Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 3pm. The visitation schedule is as follows:

Monday A & B Block
Tuesday Dorm
Wednesday D & E Block
Thursday C Block *female

Carteret County Detention Center:
(252) 504-4832

Open Records Request in Newport, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is responsible for maintaining the official records of the Town and Code of Ordinances. Anyone who wishes a copy of a public record can get in touch with the Town Clerk, Maryellen Brown, through email at mbrown@townofnewport.com.

Police Reports in Newport, North Carolina

Copies of police reports are available at the Newport Police station. Incident reports are usually available within 5 to 7 days after the incident. Certified copies of crash reports are available at the DMV while uncertified copies are available online. A crash report includes information regarding the drivers involved as well as the time, date, and location of the event. Information on the crash sequence as well as a diagram of the event will also be in the report.

Newport Crash Report Database

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