Crime Stoppers

Carteret County Crime Stoppers is a separate corporation acting in conjunction with Carteret County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies in Carteret County affording the general public the opportunity to get involved in reporting crimes for which the public can be offered rewards and anonymity in making a report of unsolved crimes, wanted persons, and the recovery of stolen property. The specific purpose of this organization is to reduce crime in the community and to establish better relationship between the public and law enforcement agencies.    

Carteret County Crime Stoppers is exempt from Federal Income Tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 C3 and qualifies to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 and is granted exemption with the State of North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State Charitable Solicitations Licensing Division. N.C. Gen. Stat. 131F-1 et seq.

We would like for you to help support this valuable service to the people of Carteret County by making a monetary donation to Carteret County Crime Stoppers PO Box 1401, Newport, NC 28570

If you have any questions or would like any further information about Carteret County Crime Stoppers you may contact Detective  James Henderson at (252) 728-8400; ext. 8806.

If you have information about a crime in Carteret County, please call 252-726-4636 to report your tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible to receive an award of up to $2,000. Your tip is anonymous and you will be given instructions on how to collect your cash reward when you call!