One Suspect Caught, One At Large After Elizabeth City Armed Robbery

Pasquotank Deputies have arrested Dezmond Johnson for armed robbery and tell WITN his accomplice is still on the run.

Authorities say the 2 armed with a handgun and wearing ski masks held up the Handee Hugo Store on North Road Street in Elizabeth City around 1:30am Monday morning. They stole cash from the register, the clerk's purse and car to get away. That car was spotted by officials shortly after the 2 jumped out. Johnson was caught and arrested, another suspect is still on the loose.


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  • by Anon on Dec 25, 2009 at 07:49 PM
    Dez,after you get out of jail, get a haircut and job!
  • by okayheregoes on Dec 22, 2009 at 07:03 PM
    I am beginning to wonder if all the criminals got together last New Year's Eve and decided 2009 is the year of the braid and/or dreads. It seems every mugshot is full of hair lately. How about next year, ya'll try shaving that mess off...
  • by Vance on Dec 22, 2009 at 06:24 PM
    NOTHING good can come out of the two or three blocks that coddle them streets! TRUST ME I KNOW!
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Dec 22, 2009 at 04:32 PM
    Time for all you people to defend this "armed robber" and tell us how good he is and his church record.
  • by hello Location: goldsboro,nc on Dec 22, 2009 at 03:56 PM
    WITN:He is such a role model?????????yeah right
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