Suspect Arrested For Monday Robbery In Kinston

Suspect Arrested For Monday Robbery In Kinston

Monday morning, officers with the Kinston Police Department responded to a robbery that took place at The First Flight Federal Credit Union on the 2400 block of North Herritage Street in Kinston.

During the course of the investigation, the KPD says they determined 42-year-old Joseph Cecil Gardner, Jr. of Snow Hill was a suspect and was driving a silver 2014 Buick SUV. Warrants were obtained on Gardner for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Tuesday, a trooper with the North Carolina Highway Patrol located the vehicle in Harnett County and conducted a vehicle stop. Gardner reportedly ran from the vehicle but was quickly taken into custody.

Officers with the Kinston Police Department, the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, SBI and FBI are working jointing continuing with this investigation.