UPDATE: Woman Charged with Filing False Report In Domestic Incident


A woman who told police her boyfriend assaulted and kidnapped her in Morehead City is now charged with filing a false police report.

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old April Rogers of Havelock changed her story and is saying a domestic situation happened at her residence in Craven County and not the Quality Inn in Morehead City.

She originally told police she was at work at the Quality Inn on Arendall Street when her boyfriend, Samuel Barrie, shot out the driver side window of her unoccupied car, went inside the hotel and took her cell phone to prevent her from calling 911 and assaulted her.

Barrie is being held at the Carteret County Jail charged with assault and kidnapping.

Rogers was given a $1,500 bond.

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A man is under arrest, charged with assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend in Morehead City.

Samuel Barrie was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with 1st degree kidnapping, Assault on a female, Assault by pointing a gun, discharging a firearm inside city limits, damage to property, interfering with 911 communications, communicating threats and possession of a firearm by felon.

Morehead City Police say they got a call about shots fired and a possible kidnapping this morning just before 5 a.m. Police say the victim was at work at the Quality Inn on Arendell Street when her boyfriend shot out the driver side window of her unoccupied car. Police say Barrie then went inside the hotel and took her cell phone to prevent her from calling 911 and assaulted her. Police say Barrie pointed a gun at the victims head and demanded she follow him to the Harlowe area where he was arrested.

Barrie is being held at the Carteret County Jail.


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