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Basketball found stuffed with drugs on prison grounds

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) – Tyrrell County Deputies responded to a call at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm Saturday regarding contraband found on the premises.

Prison staff observed a suspicious vehicle operating near the prison. 69 more words

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6 inmates at North Carolina prison facing drug charges

COLUMBIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office says six inmates at a state prison are facing drug charges.

Tyrrell County Sheriff Darryl Liverman told WITN in Greenville that the six are among 24 at the Tyrrell Prison Work Farm who have faced drug charges since May. 78 more words

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Tyrrell County schools to get fire marshal inspections after delay

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) — North Carolina requires every school receive two inspections a year by an appointed fire marshal, but Tyrrell County’s main fire marshal retired in December, causing inspections this school year to be delayed. 191 more words

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Photos: Old Supply building a total loss after Monday fire

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) – The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office says an abandoned building, frequently used by the homeless in the area, is a total loss after a Monday fire. 127 more words

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Deputies respond to drug overdoses at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm

COLUMBIA, N.C.(WNCT) — Deputies responded to the Tyrrell Prison Work Farm on three separate occasions Tuesday and Wednesday during which EMS transported five inmates to Vidant Chowan Hospital as a result of what the Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office said were drug overdoses. 29 more words

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8 Tyrrell County prisoners arrested in drug bust

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) — Eight Tyrrell Prison Work Farm inmates have been arrested after the Sheriff’s Office said synthetic marijuana was being brought into the prison. 230 more words

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Home considered total loss after Saturday fire in Tyrrell County.

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) – A Saturday afternoon fire left a family without a home in Tyrrell County.

Several emergency crews were called out to a structure fire just after 2:15 p.m. 56 more words

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