Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station off U.S. 117 South.
Deputies responded to a call around 7:55 p.m. Wednesday regarding a man brandishing a handgun and demanding money at the Kangaroo Express, located at 1908 U.S. 117 South, according to a Wayne County investigation report. According to witnesses, the man approached the register, pulled his hood over his head and pointed a revolver at the register.
The man said, “Give it to me,” and an employee working at the gas station handed over all of the money inside the register, the report reads. It is unknown how much money was inside the register at the time of the robbery, but the report shows the man took around $49.36 in cash.
The man then said, “Give me the hundreds,” but the employee told the man he did not have access “to that money,” the report continues. The man then left the store.
Deputies taped off the crime scene and placed the store on lockdown while conducting the investigation and interviews, the report reads. Witnesses do not know what direction the man left in.
Assault with a deadly weapon
Goldsboro police arrested two people after they assaulted each other, according to reports.
Police arrested Daddeanna Lerae Crawford, 41, and Ramos Rogelio, 36, both of Maple Street. Crawford is charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intention to seriously injury, and Rogelio is charged with one count of assault by strangulation.
Both are booked at the Wayne County jail without bond.
Police responded to an assault early Thursday morning on Maple Street, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report. A witness told police she woke up to Crawford and Rogelio arguing and saw a knife in Rogelio’s neck before calling police.
During an investigation, police were told Crawford and Rogelio were arguing when Rogelio began strangling Crawford, the report reads. Crawford then grabbed a knife from the kitchen sink and stabbed Rogelio, according to the report.
Wayne County Emergency Medical Services personnel took Rogelio to Wayne UNC Health Care for treatment of his injury.
Discharging a weapon in city limits
Police arrested a Goldsboro man in connection to discharging a gun inside city limits.
Officers responded to a shots-fired call around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on South Kornegay Street, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report. Police found 25-year-old Akeem Daquinus Priester outside his home searching for his own shell casings.
Priester had one shell casing in one of his hands, the report reads. Police arrested and charged Priester with one count of discharging a weapon inside city limits. He was placed at the Wayne County jail under a $500 secured bond.
Possession with intent to sell, deliver marijuana
Police arrested a LaGrange man on drug-related charges after a traffic stop on U.S. 70 West.
Officers arrested and charged Anthony Jamaal Lee, 30, of Gladys Owens Street, LaGrange, on one count of possession of firearm by felon, one count of possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was placed at the Wayne County jail under a $10,000 secured bond.
Police patrolling U.S. 70 West near America’s Best Value Inn pulled over a white 2007 Cadillac STS traveling east on the service road and tailgating another vehicle, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report. Two of the car’s brake lights were not working when police began the stop.
During the traffic stop, police could smell marijuana inside the vehicle while talking to the driver, Lee, the report continues. Police conducted a search of the car and found a gun, drug paraphernalia and marijuana.
Possession of marijuana
Goldsboro police arrested a Princeton man on a possession of marijuana charge following a wreck in the northern end of the city.
Police arrested and charged Marcellus Neville Lofton, 28, of Whitley Church Road, Princeton, with one count of expired registration, one count of leaving the scene of a crash and one count of possession of marijuana. He was placed at the Wayne County jail under a $2,000 secured bond.
Officers responded to a wreck around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday near West Ash Street and North George Street, according to a Goldsboro Police Department incident report. While on scene, police learned a person potentially involved in the crash was at an apartment on North George Street.
Police arrested Lofton at the apartment on North George Street on outstanding orders for his arrest and then conducted a search, the report reads. During the search, police found around 11 grams of marijuana.
Lofton’s first court appearance is Monday.