A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
A Carteret County man is behind bars accused of multiple sex offenses with a teenaged boy.
Carteret County deputies say they have arrested 40-year-old Martin Bell of Morehead City and charged him with statutory sex offense and crimes against nature.
Bell is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a 15-year-old boy known to him.
No further information is being released as the case is still under investigation and the victim is a juvenile.
Bell was placed in the Carteret County jail under a $250,000.00 bond.