According to the District Attorney’s Office, Robert Fitts pleaded guilty to Fleeing to Elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle, Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with a Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon on Thursday.
Two of those charged were arrested during an investigation that resulted in law enforcement finding over 2,100 bags of heroin after a search on S. 17th Street. One person charged is yet to be arrested.
Governor Roy Cooper announced on Feb. 27 that the state is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Eric Lavon Chancy in Bladen County.
The United States Department of Justice announced that man formerly convicted in 2003 for the shooting of an officer with the Wilmington Police Department has been sentenced on charges related to drug distribution and firearm possession.