Manhunt underway in Kinston for ‘armed and dangerous’ Wayne County felon
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A manhunt is underway in Kinston for a Wayne County man wanted in connection with a murder and other crimes in Wayne and Wake counties, Kinston police said Wednesday.
Police received information around 3:30 a.m. that Ricky Terrell Ward, 33, of Mt. Olive, was possibly in Kinston.
Police and the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office have since closed off Queen and Heritage streets south of King Street to U.S. Route 70 as they search for Ward. Authorities are searching in the area of S. Queen and Shine streets.
CLICK FOR MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSWard is wanted in Wayne County for attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a weapon into an occupied property, and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is wanted in Wake County for possession of a firearm by a felon and robbery with a dangerous weapon. There are also orders for arrest out on Ward for