By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on August 14, 2007 1:45 PM
Goldsboro police are looking for the suspect who shot a teenager at the Exxon gas station, 518 E. Elm St., at about 3:35 p.m. Sunday. Timothy D. Cobb, 17, of Brazil Street, told police that he was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant while returning to his mother's vehicle after paying for gas. Cobb was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released, officials said.
Wayne County sheriff's officials are investigating a mobile home fire that broke out Monday on Pleasant Pines Drive. Mar-Mac firefighters responded to 401 Pleasant Pines Drive and found the home engulfed in flames at about 1:35 a.m. The owner was unknown. However, the fire caused about $50,000 in damage to the double-wide trailer.
Two juveniles were charged with larceny and possession of a stolen firearm following an investigation launched by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office after receiving a report about a stolen firearm. An investigation revealed that one of the juveniles allegedly stole the weapon from a family member and traded it to another juvenile, Wayne County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Rick Farfour said. The weapon has not been recovered.
*Lynn Lewis Lancaster reported someone fired several shots into her home in the 1700 block of Emmaus Church Road and damaged the livingroom wall, the ceiling and roof. Damage was set at $2,000.
*Donald Grantham reported someone stole two spotted pigs and one white pig, weighing 145 pounds each from the pig pen located in the 600 block of Nor-Am Road. The pigs were valued at $375.
*Myra Gail Pridgen reported someone fired gunshots into her home in the 100 block of Tinderwood Drive and damaged the kitchen window, a lamp and the wall. Damage was set at $560.
*Coretta Banks Pridgen reported someone fired gunshots into her home in the 100 block of Tinderwood Drive and damaged the window. Damage was set at $200.
*Dornessa Ray Lofton reported someone broke into her home in the 200 block of Parkwood Drive and stole 54 gold rings, two herringbone necklaces, other jewelry and a jewelry box, all valued at $4,789.
*Shirley Price Lineberry reported someone broke into her home in the 100 block of Dallas Road and stole several diamond rings and other jewelry, all valued at $875.
*Edna Owens Baker reported someone broke into her home in the 400 block of Lindell Road and stole several diamond rings and other jewelry, all valued at $16,680.
*Someone stole a set of chrome 22-inch rims, valued at $1,500, from a white 2006 Chevy Silverado at Ken's Cars Inc., 2443 U.S. 70 West.
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