Second Suspect Arrested In Kinston Kidnapping, Assault & Robbery

Police say the second of three suspects in last week's robbery, assault and kidnapping of a Kinston man is now behind bars.

Chuck Griffin, Jr. turned himself in to authorities Tuesday evening.

Police are still looking for Timothy Nobles of Kinston.

Donnie Coward told police three men kicked in the door of his Pine Street home in Kinston. The men then assaulted him with a gun, and look him to a location in the county. Deputies found the nude man on Indigo Lane and contacted Kinston police when they learned the kidnapping started in the city limits.

Police say the trio mistakenly believed Coward had stolen money from them.

Griffin is in the Lenoir County jail on a $800,000.00 secured bond. He is scheduled for a first appearance Wednesday morning.


One man is under arrest and two more are sought in the kidnapping and assault of a Kinston man last week.

Donnie Coward told police three men kicked in the door of his Pine Street home in Kinston. The men then assaulted him with a gun, and look him to a location in the county. Deputies found the nude man on Indigo Lane and contacted Kinston police when they learned the kidnapping started in the city limits.

Police say the trio mistakenly believed Coward had stolen money from them.

So far police have charged Andre Romain of Palmdale, California with attempted murder, first degree kidnapping and first degree burglary. He's in jail on a $1,000,000 bond.

Police are still looking for Timothy Nobles and Church Griffin, both of Kinston.

If anyone knows the location of Nobles or Griffin, they are asked to call Kinston Public Safety at 252-939-3160, Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444 or the Kinston Public Safety TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020.


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