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Arrest In Sharpsburg Murder

A vehicle stop ends with police arresting a murder suspect wanted in a fatal shooting from nearly two weeks ago.

Highway patrol stopped a vehicle Wednesday night on Pleasant Hill Road near Old Wilson Road in Edgecombe County.

The Trooper stopped the vehicle because it matched a description of the suspect in a homicide in Sharpsburg on July 10th where 22 year-old Brandon Reid Jones was killed.

The driver of the vehicle initially gave a false name, but was identified as 20 year-old Harold Marquavious "Keon" Carr of 601 Queen Street, Sharpsburg NC.

Carr is charged with Murder in Jones death. he's also charged with Felony Speed to Elude Arrest in another case.

Carr was given no bond on the Murder charge and $15,000 for his other charges.


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