Search underway for two missing adults

Updated at 12:02 p.m.

Two adults have been found and transported to the hospital after being missing in the Croatan National Forest.

“Both subjects have been located, are alive, and are being transported to Carteret Health Care for exposure to the elements,” Chief Detective Jason Wank with the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said via email.


NEWPORT | A search by land and air is underway in Carteret County for two missing adults.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office issued a missing person bulletin Sunday night seeking information on the welfare to Casey Burroughs, 21, and Briana Wallace, 21.

In a Monday morning update, the sheriff’s office indicated a third search, including air support, was being conducted at the end of Sand Hills Drive off Gales Creek Road, which is off Nine Mile Road in Newport. A location borders a large portion of Croatan

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