First Posted: 1/30/2009
LUMBERTON A 35-year-old Lumberton man was shot on Wednesday.
George Anthony Locklear told deputies that he was shot by a female relative with a .22 caliber handgun, according to a sheriffs report.
A neighbor who let Locklear use the phone said Locklear went to a relatives Ira Road home to get money and returned with the injury.
The neighbor placed a call to the Sheriffs Office at about 3:30 p.m.
Locklear suffered a gun wound to the upper left thigh, according to the report.
LUMBERTON The Sheriffs Office was forced to activate a Special Response Team on Wednesday when a man held a woman and children against their will inside a Von Street home.
A sheriffs report said that Quinton Fields, 23, of 186 Riley Circle held Courtney Hunt, age unknown, and refused to let her answer her cell phone.
A relative, who alerted deputies at about 10:40 p.m., was finally able to contact a juvenile inside the home who said she saw Fields earlier with a gun and feared that he was going to get us.
Lawmen found an outstanding warrant against Fields, made entry into the home and placed him under arrest.
He was taken to the Robeson County jail and placed under a $1,000 bond.
RED SPRINGS Someone broke into a barn Wednesday and stole farm euipment and supplies with a value put at $10,000.
Brenda Farrington, 52, of Dairy Road told deputies that a man who entered her barn stole 1,070 pounds of steel, farm plows, and spreaders and took the supplies to a scrap yard in Raeford.
A suspect was listed on the report.
MAXTON A four-wheeler was stolen from a Revels Road home on Wednesday.
According to a sheriffs report, David Bledsoe reported the theft at about 6:30 a.m. when he also found a missing Dell computer and a Playstation 2 game system.
Value of the items was put at $8,900, according to the report.
MAXTON Several firearms were taken from a Pearson Road home on Wednesday.
William Bullard, 37, told deputies at about 7 p.m. that someone had entered his home through a back door and stole seven guns and about $200 in loose change.
Value of the guns was put at $2,800, the report said.