Arrests in Bladen break-ins


First Posted: 3/30/2010

ELIZABETHTOWN Two Robeson County residents are facing charges and another is being sought for breaking into coin-operated drink machines at several Bladen businesses, according to Elizabethtown Police Chief Bobby Kinlaw.
The arrests were made after officers were notified around 3:45 a.m. March 18 that someone was breaking into a drink machine at T&T Tire in Elizabethtown. Officers were able to obtain a description of the vehicle, which was later stopped by the White Lake Police Department, Kinlaw said. A crowbar and cash were found inside the vehicle, Kinlaw said.
Robert Wickliffe Henderson Jr., 37, of 1420 Townsend Road, St. Pauls, was arrested and placed in the Bladen County Jail on a $120,750 bond on five counts of breaking and entering of a coin machine; five counts of damage to a coin machine; and four counts of misdemeanor larceny.
Crystal Jean Johnson, 32, of 752 Shannon Drive, Lumberton, was arrested on charges of breaking and entering of a coin machine and damage to a coin machine; misdemeanor larceny; driving with a revoked license; possession of marijuana; possession of paraphernalia; giving fictitious information to an officer; failure to appear on a felony; and misdemeanor probation violation. Her bond was set at $29,000 bond.
Police are looking for Patrick Telly Locklear, 33, of 115 Sparrow Lane, Lumberton, who is allegedly involved with the drink machine break in at Danaher, along with one at Bos in Elizabethtown on the same night and at Bubble Bs Car Wash in Elizabethtown on Sunday.

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