Kinston Police Department Text tip

Kinston Police Department investigators recently received an anonymous tip through the Kinston PD mobile app, developed by tip411, that led to the apprehension of three individuals who were suspected to be involved in a shooting.

A private citizen utilized the Kinston PD tip411 tool to remain anonymous while providing the address where the suspects were captured. 

The Kinston PD has stated that they make it a priority to investigate all crimes without compromise and continue to seek assistance from the community they proudly serve with the help of tip411.

The three suspects were charged with the following: (other possible charges are expected in the future.)

  • Possession of a stolen firearm
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

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.

See the alert HERE.

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