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Police Say Suspect Attacked Officer With Knife

On Sunday afternoon at 4PM, New Bern Police officers responding to a domestic dispute, found a woman armed with a knife chasing a man around a parking lot at Craven Terrace Apartments. Police say, officers tried to difuse the situation, the woman lunged at an officer with a knife several times. The officer was able to disarm the woman.

Police arrested Ebony Crystal Barnes and charged her with assault with a deadly weapon on a government official and simple assualt and resisting, obstruting a public official. Barnes was booked into the Craven County Jail under a $11,000, secured bond.

Police also arrested Steven Chaim Joyner and charged him with Resisting, obstructing and delaying a public officer. Joyner was booked into the Craven County Jail under a $600 bond.


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