Kinston Police Department Text tip

A citizen recently contacted Kinston Police Department (87 sworn officers) anonymously through the tip411 application indicating a person fired a firearm in the air from inside a vehicle.

The suspect was then apprehended and police confirmed that the firearm was located in the vehicle along with methamphetamine.

Through further investigation, police discovered that the suspect was a convicted felon and was charged accordingly.

The Kinston Police Department mobile app is available to download for free from the Google Play Store and the iTunes App Store. Citizens can also submit an anonymous text tip via their cell phone by texting the keyword “KPDTIP” and their message/tip to 847411.

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