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Juvenile Delinquency in Lenoir, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lenoir County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 90 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lenoir County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 90 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Lenoir County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Lenoir County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,108
Dependency384
Status288

Government of Lenoir County, NC

County Seat: Kinston
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1791
Total Square Miles: 403
2019 Population: 56,883
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: PO BOX 3289
County Courthouse
Kinston , NC 28502-3289
http://www.co.lenoir.nc.us/

Lenoir County, NC Courts