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Onslow County Sheriff's Office

DA: Sheriff 'unprofessional' in accusations toward challenger

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videoOnslow County Sheriff Ed Brown is under fire after making what the district attorney called "unprofessional accusations" toward his opponent. Full story...
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Onslow Co. deputy put back on training after controversial YouTube video

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An Onslow County deputy will be put back on supervised training after a YouTube video was posted showing her handcuffing a man, even though he was not accused of a crime, Sheriff Ed Brown announced Wednesday. Full story...
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One dead, three in jail after robbery attempt

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videoThree suspects are in jail and a fourth is dead after investigators say a man they tried to rob fought back. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded around 7:30 p.m. Sunday to a burglary and gunshot victim at 145 Abbotts Branch Lane near Hubert. Full story...
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Onslow County man charged with 58 sex crimes including rape and incest

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videoBruce Edward Green faces dozens of charges including rape, incest, child abuse and indecent liberties with a child. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said the investigation began when one of the alleged victims came forward. Then, investigators said they discovered there were many more. Full story...
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Onslow Co. makes $46,000 selling firearms

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Onslow County made more than $46,000 off selling surplus firearms from the sheriff's department. The county commission voted unanimously in November to sell the surplus weapons to the public for 60 days through a licensed firearm dealer. Full story...
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Onslow County teacher/coach quits after sex crime charge

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videoAn Onslow County teacher and coach has quit his job after being charged with a sex crime involving a child. John Tobias Sweeney, 36, of Jacksonville is charged with solicitation of a child by a computer or other electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act. Full story...
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Sneads Ferry man charged with arson

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Deputies have charged a Sneads Ferry man with arson and other charges. Full story...
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Judge: No bond for Marine charged with infant's murder

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A Camp Lejeune Marine has been charged with murder in the death of an 11-month-old child. In addition to an open count of murder, 23-year-old LCpl. Matthew Scott Krause, of Maysville, has been charged with negligent child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, and abuse and neglect. Full story...
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Marine accused of shaking baby to death

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine is charged with the death of an infant. Investigators from the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and Naval Criminal Investigative Service responded to the Naval Hospital aboard Camp Lejeune July 28 for an unresponsive 11-month-old. The infant had been in the care of LCpl. Matthew Krause, 23, who was the child's mother's boyfriend. Full story...
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Woman tries to escape prison months before release

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video Onslow County Sheriff Deputies arrested a woman who escaped from an Edgecombe County prison just months before her scheduled release. Full story...
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