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University Police Arrest Three In Clement Hall Case

Three people have been arrested in a theft of a laptop computer from Clement Hall on ECU's campus.

The theft happened March 28 with the female student telling ECU police that she was also sexually assaulted. The three are not charged with that crime.

Police say a security camera caught Matthew Fothergill of Pollocksville, David Harvell of Havelock and Warren Ford, Jr. of Havelock entering the dorm. They're charged with felony conspiracy and felony larceny.

Havelock police arrested Harvell and Ford, while Jones County deputies arrested Fothergill.

University police say additional charges could be filed against the trio.


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University police have released surveillance photos of three suspects in last month's reported sexual assault on campus.

ECU police say they have exhausted all leads in trying to identify the three men and now are seeking the public's help.

See surveillance photos below in the gallery

A woman student told police that on March 28th she was sexually assaulted and items stolen from her dorm room in the early morning hours of March 28th at Clement Hall.

Police say the three men are thought to be in their late teens or early 20s. One is reported to be about 6 feet tall with dark brown hair. He was wearing a white baseball cap at the time.

The second man is taller than 6 feet, slender, and has short blond hair. The third is shorter than the other two, and has a more stocky build.

The university says the suspects left the campus in a late 1980s or early 1990s dark green Chevrolet Camaro. The vehicle had tinted rear windows and a red interior. The may have been repainted or the interior had been replaced, according to ECU police.

Those with information on the case or the suspects are asked to call the ECU Police Department Crime Tip Line at 252-737-8477.


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