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Criminal Investigation Division
Captain Brian Kelly

Contact: Captain Brian Kelly
Phone: (828) 465-8349

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100 Government Drive
Newton, NC 28658

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 385
Newton, NC 28658

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Criminal Investigation Division is staffed by 11 investigators and 2 deputies. The CID is responsible for investigating major crimes and crime scene processing. Each of the detectives performs a variety of law enforcement duties. Visiting crime scenes, processing and protecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and suspects make up a large part of the duties of a detective. Detectives use the latest technology in computers and equipment to process crime scenes and evidence. This division investigates approximately 1,200 cases per year.