Search in Jones County ends in arrest

DOVER, NC (WNCT) – The Jones County Sheriff’s Office says a man they were looking for Wednesday afternoon is behind bars.

According to Sheriff Danny Heath’s Facebook page, it happened near the Wyse Fork area in Jones County.

The Sheriff says deputies from multiple counties and the North Carolina Highway Patrol assisted in the search for the subject.

Health also credits residents in the area including one homeowner, who approached the subject with a firearm, warning him to get off his property.

9 On Your Side is working with investigators to find out what led to the incident and the identity of the suspect.

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