PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities in Pender County are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday night.According to District Attorney Ben David, the SBI has been asked to leadMore >>
Authorities in Pender County are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday night.More >>
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -
Pender County officials have arrested two people and charged them with stealing a dozen firearms from the home of a Hampstead man killed in an officer-involved shooting back in April.
Jarrod Wayne Watkins, 37, and Shannon Watkins, 35, were arrested and charged with stealing 12 firearms from the home of Maynard Thomas in Hampstead. Thomas was shot and killed by a trooper back in April for allegedly reaching for and pointing a weapon at the trooper. The SBI was brought in to investigate the deadly shooting.
According to officials, Thomas' family was cleaning out the house and realized that the firearms were missing. The family members then alerted the police.