Crime Report


First Posted: 1/15/2009

Accused pig thief arrested, jailed
MAXTON - Sheriff's investigators arrested a Maxton man Saturday and charged him with stealing four pigs.
Grady Ransom Jr. was charged with taking the pigs from Murphy Brown Farms on Montford Road. The pigs were worth about $400.
Ransom, 20, was charged with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny, a sheriff's report said. Ransom, of 702 J.R. Road, Maxton, was jailed on a $1,000 bond.

4 Fairmont teens arrested for theft
FAIRMONT - Police arrested four Fairmont teenagers Monday and charged them with stealing shoes.
Police charged 17-year-old Hykeem Jamel Stephens, of 205 Stephens St., Saquain B. Smith, 16, of 602 Marvin St., Winford Baldwin, 16, of 266 Pinehurst Ave., and Benjamin Lee McRae, 16, of 604 Canal St.
The teens were charged with stealing 12 pairs of new Air Jordan shoes from Joannie Nichols' Liberia Street home. The shoes were worth about $1,400. Several of the shoes have been recovered.
Police Detective Timmy Oxendine said all four teenagers were arrested at Fairmont High School. Each was jailed under at $2,000 bond.

Man jailed on cocaine charge
LUMBERTON - A Lumberton man was arrested Sunday and charged with felony possession of cocaine, a sheriff's report said.
Mickey Fitzgerald McRae, 38, of 142 Hearty Road, also was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was jailed on a $1,000 bond.

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