North Carolina town commissioner jailed on multiple charge
CHOCOWINITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina town commissioner has turned himself in to authorities on multiple charges.
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office told area news outlets John “Curt” Jenkins is jailed on a $500,000 bond for assault by strangulation and second-degree kidnapping. Jenkins was also served an arrest order from Pitt County for violating conditions of release in a previous assault case.
The Chocowinity town commissioner turned himself into the Beaufort County Magistrate’s Office around 9:30 a.m. Monday. It’s not known if he has an attorney.
Last November, Jenkins was charged with felony second-degree kidnapping following a domestic call in Pitt County. The sheriff’s office also charged Jenkins with assault inflicting serious bodily injury after an argument between the victim and a relative. John Aaron Matthew Jenkins was also charged in the case.