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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on November 25, 2005 1:45 PM

Man charged

Two men argued over money owed, and one man grabbed a $4,166.10 check from the other and fled but was arrested later, according to a Goldsboro police report.

John Wesley Williams of Belfast Road told officers that he was leaving the BB&T bank office at 207 E. Ash St. at about 3 p.m. Wednesday with the other man.

As they were talking, Williams said the other man said: "You better give me your money," then snatched the check and fled.

A warrant was secured, and Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy Lee Davis arrested the suspect. Michael Juran Powell, 50, of Mill Dam Road was charged with felony larceny from the person and placed in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of a $5,000 secured bond, police said.

The check was recovered and returned to Williams.


Goldsboro police are investigating these reports:

*An undetermined amount of money was stolen Thursday from Steve's Pizza at 1316-B W. Grantham St., police said. The thief had smashed a window to get inside, the report said. Damage was set at $250.

*A red scooter was stolen Wednesday night from in front of the Southern Family Markets store at 1805 Wayne Memorial Drive, police said. The owner, Joey Barley of Goldsboro, put a $1,700 value on it.


Wayne County sheriff's deputies are investigating these reports:

*Video-game equipment, dishes and a lighter were stolen Wednesday night from a home in the 100 block of Devonshire Drive, sheriff's deputies said. The thief also damaged a wall and a trumpet and ransacked two rooms. The resident, Charles Franklin Lucas, estimated the value of the stolen property at $292 and damages at $600.

*A yellow 2004 Suzuki four-wheeler was stolen between Wednesday and Thursday from a barn in the 1100 block of Spring Bank Road, deputies said. The vehicle, owned by Nicholas Riebe of Goldsboro, was valued at $6,000.


Two children have been reported missing by relatives to Wayne County authorities.

*Jarrett Edward Brogden, 15, of 3808 Stevens Mill Road was described as white, 5-feet-11 and 140 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and a slim build. When he was seen last at 10 p.m. Tuesday, he was wearing blue jeans.

*Diamond Dove, 10, of 927-B Carver Drive was described as black, 4-feet-8 and 85 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and a light complexion. When she was seen last at 5 p.m. Wednesday, she was wearing a white shirt, blue pants, red and black shoes and a black coat.

Anyone with information on the location of either child was asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 731-1481 or Goldsboro police at 705-6572.