B&E suspects nabbed

Published 11:40 am Thursday, April 27, 2017

Three individuals stand charged following their arrests on two unrelated breaking and entering cases in Northampton County.

The most recent case was on Tuesday of this week.

At approximately 12:42 pm, Northampton Sheriff’s deputies responded to a location on Highway 258 between Woodland and Rich Square in reference to a residential breaking and entering.

Upon arrival, the deputies discovered two subjects were still on the property. Sgt. A. Johnson arrested Brenda Fleetwood and Anthony Little, charging both with misdemeanor breaking and entering and injury to real property.

Fleetwood and Little were both released on a written promise to appear in court on May 16 in Northampton County to answer for those charges.

On Saturday (April 22) at approximately 1:37 pm, Deputy T. Antunez responded to a location in the public housing of Gaston in reference to a breaking and entering. Upon arrival Deputy Antunez, Sgt. C. Collier, Sgt. W. James, and Gaston Police Officer Sgt. T. Staton all searched the victim’s residence for any intruders.

Upon checking the residence, a male identified as Tavio Taylor of Garysburg was found hiding under a bed within one of the bedrooms in the apartment. Taylor was arrested and charged by Deputy Antunez with misdemeanor breaking and entering and injury to real property.

Taylor was also served outstanding warrants for felony probation violation out of Northampton County and a failure to appear out of Halifax County.

Taylor received a total bond of $30,500 on all charges. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance on May 1 in Northampton County District Court.

Northampton Sheriff Jack Smith stated he would like to thank all the deputies for their quick response in helping the victim and apprehending the male subject responsible.

“I would like to also thank Sgt. Staton with Gaston Police Department for his assistance,” Smith stated. “It is a great service when we are able to quickly respond to calls and catch individuals in the act of committing the alleged crimes. We want citizens to feel safe and we will do everything in our effort to apprehend anyone responsible for careless acts of break-ins. We at the Sheriff’s Office take these cases very serious.”

In other recent arrests made by the Northampton Sheriff’s Office:

On April 18 at approximately 1:25 am, Deputy A. Young served outstanding warrants on Michael Ford. Warrants were out of Hertford County for Ford’s arrest on common law robbery, possession of stolen goods / property, and conspiracy to commit common law robbery. Ford received a $75,000 secured bond and next court date set for May 30 in Hertford County.

On April 21 at approximately 10:25 am, Deputy A. Leitner served an outstanding warrant on Collie Neal for misdemeanor larceny out of Bertie County. Neal received an $800 secured bond and next court date set for May 3 in Bertie County.

On April 24 at approximately 3:12 pm, Deputy C. Hamm served an outstanding failure to appear warrant on Antonio Odom. Odom received a $4,000 secured bond and next court date set for July 6 in Northampton County.

On April 24 at approximately 5:30 am, Deputy D. Carter, Deputy C. Hamm, and Garysburg Police Chief M. Garner located Andre Harvey on Highway 301 in Garysburg where he was arrested for an outstanding warrant for simple assault and resisting a public officer. Harvey received a $1,000 secured bond and a May 16 court date in Northampton County.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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