Around 1:15 AM on Tuesday, the clerk at the Circle K convenience store on the 1800 block of N. Berkeley Boulevard called 911 to report the store had just been robbed by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun. The suspects made off with cash from the register, cartons of cigarettes and beer. The clerk was not injured in the robbery.
The Goldsboro Police Department arrived in the area and spotted two men carrying beer and cigarettes matching the suspect descriptions. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Martin E. Herrera, Jr. of Goldsboro, was immediately apprehended. The second suspect, 29-year-old Tyree R. Vaughn of Goldsboro, fled from officers but was quickly located with the help of K9 units.
Herrera and Vaughn were both charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. The suspects were booked into the Wayne County Detention Center under $100,000 secured bonds each.