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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 24, 2005 1:47 PM

House trashed

A house at 1900 Antioch Road sustained an estimated $250,000 in damages between Feb. 3 and Wednesday, according to a report filed with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

The house, valued at $450,000, was owned by Charles Kendall.

The staircase was torn off, walls damaged, chandeliers broken, cabinet doors smashed, tubs and toilets damaged and windows shattered, deputies said. Evidence was recovered at the home.

Detectives believe that whoever did the crime had to have been in the house a long time.

An employee from Century 21 had come to the home in order to show it to a customer and found the damage, the report said.

Teen sentenced

One of six young people involved in the robbery of the New Century Bank on North Spence Avenue was sentenced Wednesday in Wayne County Superior Court to 16 to 20 months in prison.

Octavius Broadhurst, 17, of Maple Street pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact of an armed robbery.

Broadhurst's sentence was suspended by Judge Paul L. Jones on condition that the defendant complete 36 months of supervised probation, including six months of intensive probation, and pay his court-appointed lawyer $390 and a $100 fine and court costs.

The bank was robbed Oct. 22, 2004. The other five people charged in the robbery have not been tried.

Two injured

Two people were injured and damages were estimated at $10,500 in two recent traffic collisions in Wayne County, officers reported.

*Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Drive and 11th Street, Goldsboro police said. One driver, Shields C. Jones Jr., 31, and his passenger, Amani Muhammad, 4, both of Rocky Mount, were treated and released from Wayne Memorial Hospital, a spokesman said. The other driver, Lakesha Lee Hardy, 29, of Durham Lake Road, Dudley, was charged with failure to reduce speed after the rear-end collision. Damages were set at $1,000.

*Damages were estimated at $9,500 in a two-vehicle crash at 1:20 p.m. Monday on Pikeville-Princeton Road, the Highway Patrol said. One driver, Jimmy Fox Vail, 60, of Vail Road, Pikeville, was charged with failure to reduce speed. The other eastbound motorist, George Cooper Bedford, 75, of Old Smithfield Road, was slowing to make a right turn, the report said.

Robbery charge

A Goldsboro teen-ager was arrested Wednesday by Goldsboro police and charged with an attempted armed robbery. Octavian Godette, 16, of East Mulberry Street was accused of trying to rob a person on Feb. 2, Investigator M.K. Horstmann said. Godette's secured bond was set at $20,000. He already was in the Wayne County Jail, awaiting a trial on an unrelated robbery charge.


Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports:

*A ratchet set, two speakers and a speaker box were stolen between Tuesday and Wednesday from a truck in the 100 block of Mobile Circle near Dudley, deputies said. The thief had damaged a tail gate and an amplifier to get the property. The resident and owner, Glen Patrick Dickerson, estimated the value of the stolen property at $700 and damage at $200.

*A DVD player and a video game player were stolen Wednesday after a door was damaged at a home in the 100 block of Candy Place near Dudley, deputies said. The resident, A.D. Worthy, estimated the property's value at $400 and damage at $150.


Goldsboro police are investigating these reports:

*Stereo equipment and three pool tables were damaged between Friday and Wednesday at Teasers night club at 2106 U.S. 117 South, police said. Damages were estimated at $2,800. An amplifier, a compact disc player, an equalizer, a power distributor and a mixer board were damaged.

*A lawn mower, a weed trimmer, a lawn blower, hedge trimmers, two cabinets and yard tools were stolen between Saturday and Wednesday after a shed was damaged at Bible Way Church on Carver Boulevard, police said. The stolen property was valued at $825. Damage was set at $50.

*A power-point projector, a 35-millimeter camera, three camera lenses and binoculars were stolen Wednesday after a car window was smashed in a restaurant parking lot at 1011 Sunburst Drive, police said. The owner, Johnny Gray Howell Jr. of Pikeville, estimate the stolen property's value at $3,260 and damage at $400.

*A red and black Yamaha four-wheeler was stolen between Monday and Wednesday from the 800 block of North Madison Avenue, police said. The resident and owner, T.L. Phillips, said it was worth $1,500.

Drug charge

A 23-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday by the Goldsboro-Wayne County Drug Squad and charged with a felony drug violation. Crystal Frances Roldan of Marlette Drive was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance. She was placed in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of a $1,000 secured bond.