North Wilkesboro, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information
North Wilkesboro is a town located in Wilkes County. Around 4,235 people live in this town according to the 2016 census. The mayor is Robert L. Johnson. The Town Manager is Larry South.
832 Main Street, N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Phone: (336) 667-7129
Fax : (336) 838-1779
Phone: (336) 667-0115
Town Manager’s Office:
Phone: (336) 667-7129 ext. 3012
In 2016, the crime index of North Wilkesboro was 270.2 which was only slightly lower than the US average (285.1). During this year, there were no murders reported. However, there were 3 reported robberies, 1 reported rape, 18 reported assaults, 3 reported burglaries, 135 reported thefts, 6 reported auto thefts, and 1 reported arson case. As of January 2019, 56 registered sex offenders are residing in North Wilkesboro. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 78 to 1.
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina Police Station Information
The town of North Wilkesboro had a total of 159 reported incidents in 2016. The total crime rate then was 3,761 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was much higher than the state average which was at 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people. The US average was also lower at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people. Theft was the most frequently reported incident that year.
The North Wilkesboro Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Joe Rankin. It is comprised of several divisions such as Narcotics, Patrol, and Criminal Investigations. The Narcotics Division is responsible for handling all illegal drug violations that occur inside the town. The CID is comprised of 5 investigators who are responsible for conducting follow-up investigations on all reported crimes. The Patrol Division is responsible for providing police coverage to the town and answering calls for police service.
North Wilkesboro Police Department:
801 Main Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Phone: (336) 838-3158
Fax: (336) 838-9931
Chief of Police:
Phone: (336) 838-3158, ext. 3114
The Wilkes County Jail is the facility that holds the pre-trial inmates of the North Wilkesboro Police Department. All visits to inmates at this facility are conducted through video only. Each inmate is allowed one 15-minute visit per week with a maximum of 2 visitors at a time. The visitation schedule is based on the housing units. The hours are from 1 to 3:30pm and 7:30 to 9pm. The visitation days are as follows:
A Pod and B Pod, visitation is on Saturdays
C Pod and D Pod, visitation is on Sundays
E Pod and F Pod, visitation is on Tuesdays
G Pod and H Pod, visitation is on Thursdays
Wilkes County Jail:
502 Courthouse Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Open Records Request in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
The Town Clerk is the official custodian of all public records in North Wilkesboro. If you want to inspect or obtain a copy of a public record, you can visit the Town Clerk’s Office or get in touch with Debra Pearson using the contact details below.
Town Clerk’s Office:
Phone: (336) 667-7129 ext. 3001
Police Reports in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
You can obtain copies of police reports generated by the North Wilkesboro Police Department online through the LexisNexis database. Simply input the state, jurisdiction, and report number or date of incident + last name.