Wayne County Communications dispatched a call at 1308 E. Walnut St., Apt. B, in reference to a burglary in progress. The female victim, advised three males forced entry into the rear of the residence brandishing handguns. Once inside the residence, she was assaulted and forced from the rear of the residence to another room in the house.
The suspects stole a TV, several pairs of sneakers, video games, a video game controller, a tee shirt and a baseball cap. Officers as well as Officer Nottingham of Support Services arrived on scene and apprehended two of the suspects, Nahzear Garner and a juvenile. The third suspect eluded law enforcement and is still unknown at this time. The TV, two pairs of sneakers, two video games, a video game controller, a T-shirt and a baseball cap were recovered and returned to the victim.
Garner was charged with the burglary, 2nd degree kidnapping, felony larceny, possession of stolen goods and assault on a female and placed in the Wayne County Jail under a $105,000 secured bond. The juvenile was charged with the same crimes, as well as possession of a stolen firearm that was reported stolen from Wayne County by the owner. Secure custody paperwork was obtained on the juvenile, and Investigations was notified and responded to the PD and transported the juvenile to a detention facility in Pitt County.