Unsolved Crimes

The Wilson Police Department has been reviewing several cold cases during the past year. A cold case is one that has gone unsolved and currently has no apparent leads.


The following cases are currently under investigation:

Keith Lamar Johnson

ON January 15, 2012, officers responded to 1009 Randolph Street, in reference to a deceased subject being located at this residence.

Brian Dominic Mitchell

On March 25, 2010, officers responded to 500 Block of Fairview Avenue in reference to a drive-by shooting.  Brian Mitchell was transported by friends to the Wilson Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

Ronnie Demorris Barnes Jr.

On April 30, 2006, Officers were alerted by the public that a body had been located in an alley-way between downtown businesses.  Officers later determined that the body was that of Ronnie Demorris Barnes Jr., who had been reported missing on March 26, 2006.  The Medical Examiner classified Barnes' death as homicide.          

Danny Andre Snow             

On May 22, 2008, Danny Andre Snow was shot and killed at 134 Narrow Way.  Snow was at his residence when two suspects attempted to enter the residence in an apparent attempt to rob the occupants.  Snow tried to block their entry, was shot once and died at the scene.

Serial Rapes

Between 1988 and 1995, Wilson experienced twelve rapes that have been connected through DNA and other circumstances.  In these cases, the victims were asleep in their homes when an unknown black male intruder woke them and sexually assaulted them.  The suspect descriptions given by the victims were similar and the methods used by the suspect were consistent in all of the cases.

No piece of information is too small or too insignificant.  We ask that anyone with information regarding these cases contact Detective E. Kearney at 252-234-7567, Detective G. Neal at 252-291-1593, Detective M. Daniels at 252-206-5268,  Sgt. Stephen Gardner at 252-399-2331 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.  Callers can choose to remain anonymous and simply leave the case information.  However, to be eligible for Crime Stoppers reward money, callers will need to leave accurate contact information.



Browse police reports for unsolved crimes in the City of Wilson. If you have any information regarding these crimes, contact information is available at the end of each report.