A woman was stabbed and her stepfather is now in jail.
Kinston police have charged Jonathan Vieregge with assault with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Police say around 10:20 p.m. Monday night Vieregge stabbed Ruby Ann Hall on West Washington Street.
The 37-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times and was airlifted to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
Vieregge is in jail under a $50,000 bond.