Sheriff Ernie Coleman

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is the principle law enforcement agency for Beaufort County North Carolina. Sheriff Ernie Coleman and his staff of dedicated professionals provide law enforcement services to all of Beaufort County’s residents.

Proudly serving the communities of:
Aurora | Bath | Bayview | Belhaven | Blounts Creek | Chocowinity | Edward
Pantego | Pinetown | River Road | Washington | Washington Park

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Beaufort County Sheriff's Office - NC shared Beaufort County Crime Stoppers's Attempted Murder Suspects Caught.

Beaufort County Crime Stoppers
Aurora shooting suspects arrested......
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Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip Darin Tatum, Stefan Grimes, Tyreiq Tyre, and William Harper were all arrested and charged with the attempted murder and armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of September 5th in Aurora. The arrests were made possible because citizens called crime stoppers with information. In return investigators were able to use that information to apprehend these suspects. During their apprehension Investigators also recovered a gun stolen from a home in a recent Beaufort County break in. In cases like this, law enforcement depends on the help from the citizens. Beaufort County Crime Stoppers encourages all citizens to call with any information you may have on criminal activity and the location of stolen property or wanted persons. Remember at Crime Stoppers we only want your information not your name. Call us at 252-974-6400, you can also like us on Facebook for additional information.

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In the early morning hours of Wednesday Septemeber 14, two local businesses were broken into in Chocowinity. Hwy 55 and Mi Amor's Pizzeria were entered by breaking the glass in the front doors. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the businesses. A third business, Modlin's Seafood located outside of Chocowinity on Hwy 17, was also broken into in the same manner. If you have any information regarding these crimes please contact Beaufort County Crimestoppers at 252-974-6400.