Updated: Oct 7, 2019 / 04:24 PM EDT. NEW BERN, NC (WNCT) – The Craven County Sheriff’s Office said they have arrested 24 people from across North Carolina during a month-long drug bust. In a. The county of Montgomery had 927 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 860.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 16.47% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery.