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Provost Marshal's Office

Criminal Offenses

Must be reported to the Provost Marshal's Office (PMO) phone number (252) 466-3615 or dial 911 for emergencies. The Havelock Police can be reached at (252) 447-3212. If the offense is of such an extent, you can call the Naval Investigative Service (NIS) at (252) 466-2641.


 

 

PMO Programs and resources

Schedule of point values for conviction of violations while operating a commercial motor vehicle can be found in  Air Station Order 5560.7A Appendix A.  (An accumulation of points may require you to retake a Drivers Education Course and you may also have your base driving privileges suspended or revoked.)

POINTS?

Any person who commits an offense for which points may be assessed for violations while operating a commercial motor vehicle (Government Vehicle) may be assessed double the amount of any fine or penalty authorized by statute.

INSURANCE POINTS

Insurance companies use a different point system to determine insurance rates. If you have any questions concerning insurance points, contact your insurance agent.

The Lost and Found Property Custodian is one of the many services offered by the Security and Emergency Services Crime Prevention Section. If you have lost or misplaced an item, please contact us to see if your property is one of the many items we are currently holding.  Before calling or emailing us, please have (if available) the following information to help us return your property: The item’s make/model, serial number, color, identifying marks or characteristics, and where / when you last noticed it. You may contact the PMO Lost and Found Custodian, Steven Miller, at (252) 466-2461 during working hours or email at steven.p.miller4@usmc.mil.  If you have lost property please call, even if you have no documentation or receipts, we want to get the property back to you.

Found property currently on hand includes but is not limited to:  jewelry, cell phones, electronics,  wallets, watches, keys, knives, child care items, camping equipment, and many other items.

Military Police conduct an annual bike registration in case of theft.

All personnel (including dependents, contractors, retirees, etc.) who ride bicycles on an installation must wear an approved (i.e. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) or Snell Memorial Foundation) bicycle helmet. Workers operating bicycles in areas that require the use of ANSI-approved helmets (hard hats) for protection from falling and flying objects are allowed to use those helmets instead of approved bicycle helmets. EXCEPTION: Workers operating bicycles in industrial/flight line areas designated no-hat area due to potential of FOD need not wear the bicycle helmet; operators of three-wheeled bicycles are not required to wear the bicycle helmet.

The bicycle code of the City of Havelock states that "it is unlawful for any person over the age of 18 who resides in the city to operate or use a bicycle upon any sidewalk, street, alley, or any public highway of the city, unless such bicycle has been properly registered." On base is no exception.

On base, parking of bicycles in any location other than bicycle racks is prohibited. All bicycles parked in violation of these regulations will be locked with a police lock. The bicycle owner must respond to PMO Safety within 24 hours of the bicycle being locked, the lock will be removed. If the owner does not respond within 24 hours, the owners lock will be cut and the bicycle impounded when bicycles pose a safety hazard, impede pedestrians, block access, or damage property.

SAFETY GEAR

All personnel entering the installation must attend a safety briefing before driving a motorcycle and must wear a helmet and a reflectorized vest. North Carolina has a helmet law but all active duty is required to wear a helmet regardless of being on or off post anyway.

All persons operating a vehicle at MCAS Cherry Point are responsible for carrying and producing proof of current motor vehicle insurance. Motorcycles are no exception.

A motorcycle is any "vehicle (both street and off-road versions) having a seat or saddle for the use of its operator and designed to travel on not more than three wheels" and includes "vehicles with less than 50cc engines such as mopeds, motor scooters, and motorized bicycles", par 4g.

We encourage riders to complete a refresher course "before each riding season, after long periods of inactivity, purchase of a new motorcycle, transfer to a new geographical area or in those areas with high concentrations of motorcycle mishaps or hazardous traffic conditions."

IT IS REQUIRED:
  • That all training be entered into the member's service record.

  • That a MSF card signed by a COMNAVSAFECEN-recognized instructor be presented for parking decal.

  • That mirrors be installed on both sides of the vehicle as where the previous instruction required both mirrors while on installation.

  • Operate the motorcycle with headlights turned on at all times (except where prohibited by state, local or Status of Forces Agreements [SOFA] laws). Operate the motorcycle while wearing the following equipment:

  • A properly fastened protective helmet that meets Department of Transportation standards.

  • Properly worn eye protective devices that are defined as impact or shatter resistant eyeglasses, goggles or faceshield attached to the helmet. A windshield or fairing is not considered proper eye protection.

  • Properly worn long sleeved shirt or jacket, long-legged trousers and full-finger leather or equivalent gloves.

  • Properly worn hard sole shoes with heels.

 

PROHIBITED:
  • Fake or novelty helmets

  • To wear portable headphones while operating "any" motor vehicle aboard MCAS Cherry Point.

 

IN NORTH CAROLINA MOTORCYCLISTS:
  • Must have a full provisional license with a motorcycle learners permit or have a valid drivers license with an "M" endorsement to ride.

  • Driver and passenger must wear helmets at all times motorcycle is being operated.

  • Must burn headlight both day and night.

  • May ride only two abreast in a lane of traffic.

Seat Belts are mandatory - wear them! It's a DOD regulation and a North Carolina state law that seat belts will be worn in government and civilian vehicles on or off station by all vehicle occupants. A child less than 6 years of age must be restrained, no matter where seated, by an appropriate child restraint system. Children, 4 years old and under, must be in a federally approved child car safety seat.

Traffic signals control traffic and pedestrians at some intersections and mid-block crosswalks as follows: (1) a circular green signal means "go" but left turning traffic is unprotected and must yield right of way to on-coming traffic; (2) a circular yellow signal means caution and the signal is about to turn red; (3) a circular red signal means stop.

 

REMEMBER:

Stop on yellow unless you are too close to the intersection to stop safely - in that case, drive cautiously through the intersection.

Unless there is a sign indicating "NO TURN ON RED," you can turn right on red after stopping and ensuring that the turn can be made safely.

 

SPEED LIMITS

The Air Station speed limit is 20 to 45 mph where posted. All government-housing areas have 15-20 mph speed limits, and parking lots have a 10 mph speed limit. When approaching or passing columns of troops in formation or other pedestrians on the road, the speed limit is 10 mph.

Off base residentially the speed limit is 35 MPH, it is 45MPH through Havelock's business district and the max speed on the highways within the area is 55MPH. It is 35MPH around all schools and churches. It is 5MPH in any parking lot and 15MPH when making a turn. Pedestrians have the right of way.

 

VEHICLE CHECKS

Vehicle checks are held periodically aboard the Air Station. You may be asked to show your license and identification card and/or to step away from the car for a check of the trunk or interior. When aboard Cherry Point, you must yield to any request for a vehicle check. Identification cards are requested after 2300 each evening and up to 0500, and the car may be inspected during these hours. Road checks are periodically held in the surrounding communities.

 

ACCIDENTS

Accidents occurring aboard Cherry Point and in the adjacent communities must be reported. The law protects a person who stops and renders aid at a scene of an accident from civil liability except for intentional wrongdoing or unruly conduct. If you are in an accident, you must: (1) give your name and automobile registration number as well as the name of your automobile insurance company; (2) be certain to get the same information from others who were involved in the accident; and (3) if you do not know who was in the other car, or whose property was damaged, write down all the information you can gather and give it to the nearest police officer.

You are required by law to make an immediate report to the nearest enforcement officer or agency of any accident in which any person is killed or injured or in which the total damage to cars and other property appears to amount to $500 or more. Failure to do so may result in prosecution, and your driver's license may be suspended.

You should also report an accident to your insurance company. In certain cases, North Carolina law requires that the driver of any vehicle involved in a reportable accident provide proof of financial responsibility (liability insurance) on special forms sent by the Division of Motor Vehicles. These forms must be completed and filed with the DMV.

 

SO YOU WANT A LICENSE?

N.C. Graduated Licensing- Level One-Limited Learner's Permit-Start by completing a driver education course approved by the Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. 15 years old but less than 18 years old and reside in N.C. You must pass written, signs and vision tests. For the first six months a Level One permit authorizes you to drive between the hours of 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. while accompanied by a supervising driver.

Level Two-Limited Provisional License-Must be 16 years old but less than 18. Must pass road test. You may drive without supervision from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. and at any time while driving directly to or from work or any volunteer fire, rescue or emergency medical service.

Level Three-Full Provisional License-Upon completion of six months of driving with no moving violations or seat belt infractions.

The flight line is restricted and closed off with fences and limited access. Some buildings aboard Cherry Point have limited access and are visibly marked.

Photography Cameras are not permitted on the flight line without advance approval.

A WEAPON IS CONSIDERED:

All pistols, rifles, shotguns, air rifles/pistols, pellets or BB guns and any authorized war trophies. Any knives more then five inches long, swords or machetes. ANY, ANY types of explosives.

No weapon of any kind is allowed on the Flight Line, any Military Educational Facility or Children's Youth Center except those carried by Military Police or otherwise expressly authorized personnel by the base commander MCAS Cherry Point.

NOTE: In N.C. you must have the express written authority of your command in order to apply for, purchase, or license a firearm if you are in the active duty military.

REFERENCE: ASO 5510.15E,  POSSESSION, USE , AND STORAGE OF PRIVATELY OWNED FIREARMS, WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVES, AMMUNITION, AND FIREWORKS, the policy for owning privately owned weapons is as follows:

POLICY:

All Privately owned firearms used, possessed, introduced and/or stored aboard the Air Station shall be registered with the Provost Marshal’s Office (PMO) by the owner within 30 days of reporting aboard the Air Station or 30 Days or purchase (with proof of purchase) of the privately owned firearm. All Privately owned firearms which are not duly registered and/or introduced or improperly stored about the Air Station are in violation of the order and will be confiscated.

PROCEDURE:

In order to register a privately owned firearm, the owner must:

Possess a valid military (Active/Reserve/Retired), family member, or authorized civilian identification card.  Bring proof of purchase and a photo of the privately owned firearm to the Pass and Identification Office in Building 251, located adjacent to the Main gate and complete a Privately Owned Firearm Registration Form.

TRANSPORTING:

Privately owned firearms must be unloaded and secured inside a portable firearm storage container while being transported aboard the Air Station. All ammunition will be separated from the privately owned firearm and secured in a container capable of being locked with a key or combination. Firearms will be stored in a locked firearms container and fitted with a trigger lock.

Weapons transported in the passenger compartment of a vehicle must be visible or easily distinguishable by normal observation from the exterior of the vehicle and out of immediate reach of the driver, or secured in a portable firearm storage container. Weapons that are transported in the trunk of a vehicle or a secured bed mounted toolbox are considered secured and do not require any additional actions.

If stopped by law enforcement, personnel much immediately notify the law enforcement officer(s) of the presence of any privately owned firearm(s) in the automobile and/or weapons in the passenger compartment for the officer’s safety.

STORAGE:

Personnel E-5 & below are prohibited from storing any privately owned firearm or ammunition in the barracks.   All firearms and ammunition will be stored in their unit armory or off station.

Only weapons that are properly registered and owned by the resident maybe stored in Base Housing/BOQ/BOQ following the guidelines below:

  1. Must be registered with PMO

  2. Must be kept unloaded and secured in a locked storage container

  3. Ammunition must be stored separately in a locked storage container

Privately owned firearms may NOT be stored in Privately Owned Vehicles (POV).

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FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (252) 466-3616 / 3617
Fax: (252) 466-2995 or DSN 582-2995

Pass & ID - Website
Welcome Center (Bldg 251)
MCAS Cherry Point, NC 28533
Comm: (252) 466-5921 / 3066
Fax: (252) 466-2626

Desk Sergeant
Comm: (252) 466-5123

PMO Admin
Comm: (252) 466-3445
Fax: (252) 466-2995

PMO conducts several CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS:

  1. Operation Crime Stop is a confidential reporting line for the anonymous reporting of crimes, phone# (252) 466-4111
  2. The Child Identification (fingerprinting) Program is designed to help law enforcement officials in the identification and/or location of missing, lost, or abducted children
  3. Operation ID is designed to discourage burglaries and theft through the marking and registering of personal property for personnel living in barracks or government housing, and for civilians working at Cherry Point.

CRIME STOPPERS is also located in Morehead City, NC (about 20 miles to the east on Highway 70). The phone number is  (252) 726-4636 (a local call from Havelock/Cherry Point).

 

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