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Suspect charged in connection to bank robbery at BB&T in Castle Hayne

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James Wray Bourgoyne (Source: NHSO) James Wray Bourgoyne (Source: NHSO)
According to bank employees, the suspect handed the teller a note saying he had a gun before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash. According to bank employees, the suspect handed the teller a note saying he had a gun before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Authorities with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office made an arrest Wednesday afternoon in connection to a bank robbery at the BB&T in Castle Hayne.

According to the sheriff's office, James Bourgoyne, 35, was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. 

According to bank employees, shortly after noon, the suspect handed the teller a note saying he had a gun, before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was harmed.

Deputies were told Bourgoyne was driving a white Nissan four-door vehicle with out-of-state license plates. Not long after, a deputy noticed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect driving on Hwy. 17 S. headed towards the USS NC Battleship.

Bourgoyne was then apprehended in a parking lot after deputies conducted a felony traffic stop.

Bourgoyne was transported to New Hanover County Detention Facility. His bond has been set at $1 million.

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