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Suspects in lottery ticket theft identified, charged

Jonmichael Laurie, left, and Davette Artemisio. (Source: NHCSO) Jonmichael Laurie, left, and Davette Artemisio. (Source: NHCSO)
(Source: Leland Police Department) (Source: Leland Police Department)
(Source: Leland Police Department) (Source: Leland Police Department)
LELAND, NC (WECT) -

Two people suspected of stealing lottery tickets from the Exxon Station on Ploof Road on March 8 have been charged.

According to a news release from the Leland Police Department, Jonmichael Joseph Laurie, 27, of Wilmington, and Davette Artemisio, 30, of Carolina Beach, are in the New Hanover County Jail on charges of larceny and felony conspiracy to commit larceny. Artemisio's bond is $1,200 and Laurie's is $1,000.

Security footage showed Artemisio providing a distraction while Laurie completed the theft. The suspects were seen leaving in a blue Dodge truck with front-end damage. 

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