Rich Square pair face charges

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 6, 2006

RICH SQUARE – Citizens continue to lead to arrests in Northampton County.

According to information obtained from the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, two suspects were arrested Tuesday after complaints from the Rich Square community concerning illegal activity.

&uot;My office received several complaints from citizens in the area of U.S. 258 and Majette’s Lane,&uot; Sheriff Wardie Vincent said. &uot;We set up surveillance and canvassing in the area and that led to us drawing a search warrant.&uot;

Deputies, led by Captain George Reed, and the Rich Square Police Department served the warrant at 3242 U.S. 258 in Rich Square. The result was two arrests.

Tommy Lamont Robinson, 22, of 41 Roberts Road in Rich Square was charged with possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a Schedule 4 controlled substance.

Robinson was placed in the Northampton County Jail under $7,000 secured bond and is scheduled for his first appearance today (Thursday).

Also arrested was Carlos Kentoine Futrell, 24, of the residence. He was charged with possession of a stolen firearm and placed in the county jail under a $2,000 secured bond. He also had his first appearance scheduled for today.

Vincent said additional charges were pending further investigation and possibly would include additional suspects.

&uot;I want to thank all of my officers for a fine job,&uot; Vincent said. &uot;But, I especially want to thank the citizens who made the phone calls.&uot;

He encouraged citizens to keep calling Crimestoppers at 534-0111.