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The third man wanted in the September thefts of ATMs inside two Pitt County Walgreens in now back in Greenville to face charges.

Mark Clark was arrested around 2:00 p.m. in Wilson County, according to Winterville Police Chief Ryan Willhite.

Clark had been on the run from authorities for two months. His brother, Shane, is already in custody along with Christopher Hoover from Florida.

The trio is accused of breaking into the Walgreens in Winterville and another in Greenville on the same night in September, hooking the machines to a truck, then dragging the them out of the stores.

Clark's arrest comes just two days after Lindsay Sauls of Pikeville was charged with harboring a fugitive and one count of accessory after the fact of a felony.

Chief Willhite says Clark has been staying with Sauls in a trailer in Wayne County.

The chief says Clark was found hiding out in a barn Thursday afternoon, living in an elaborate tent inside.

He was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center around 3:30 p.m. after going before a magistrate.

Chief Willhite says Clark's arrest was through the combined efforts of Winterville police, Greenville police, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office and Fremont police.


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Winterville Police Chief Ryan Willhite says a woman who has been helping hide the third and final suspect in the ATM thefts at two local Walgreens stores has been charged with harboring a fugitive.

Lindsay Sauls, 21, of Pikeville, was booked into the Pitt County Detention Center Tuesday morning. She is charged with one count of harboring a fugitive and one count of accessory after the fact of a felony.

Chief Willhite says Mark Clark has been staying with Sauls in a trailer in Wayne County. Clark is wanted for breaking into a Walgreens in Winterville and one in Greenville on the same night in September, hooking an ATM up to a truck, then dragging the ATM out of the store.

Clark's brother, Shane, already in custody for the crimes, as is Christopher Hoover of Florida.

The Clark brothers are from Goldsboro.

Chief Willhite says Winterville police and law enforcement in Wayne County has come incredibly close to catching Mark Clark a couple of times, saying he has run from officers into the woods and disappeared.



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The second suspect arrested in the case of ATMs being ripped out of two local Walgreens stores made his first appearance on those charges Wednesday.

Shane Clark of Goldsboro was transferred from the jail in Wayne County to the Pitt County Detention Center on Tuesday.

During his appearance Clark requested a court-appointed attorney and was issued a new court date on November 14.

Jail records show Clark's bond set at $42,000.

Detectives say Clark, his 24-year-old brother Mark, along with Christopher Hoover, broke into the Walgreens on Greenville Boulevard in Greenville and the location on Highway 11 in Winterville within an hour of each other back on September 12th and 13th. Hoover was named as a suspect early on in the investigation and was arrested in Florida.

Police say they now believe the trio stole a pickup truck from a Greenville car lot to make their escape.

Shane Clark has at least 27 prior arrests dating back to 2003, including felony breaking and entering, breaking and entering motor vehicles, resisting arrest, felony fell to elude arrest and assault.

The 24-year-old Mark Clark is still wanted by lawmen. They say he has some 25 arrests, including damage to property, felony breaking and entering, motor vehicle larceny, breaking and entering motor vehicles and possession of illegal drugs.

Anyone with information on where Mark Clark is should call Greenville police or Crimestoppers at (252) 758-7777.



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The second suspect arrested in the case of ATMs being ripped out of two local Walgreens stores is scheduled to make his first appearance on those charges Wednesday.

Shane Clark of Goldsboro was transferred from the jail in Wayne County to the Pitt County Detention Center on Tuesday.

Detectives say Clark, his 24-year-old brother Mark, along with Christopher Hoover, broke into the Walgreens on Greenville Boulevard in Greenville and the location on Highway 11 in Winterville within an hour of each other back on September 12th and 13th. Hoover was named as a suspect early on in the investigation and was arrested in Florida.

Police say they now believe the trio stole a pickup truck from a Greenville car lot to make their escape.

Shane Clark has at least 27 prior arrests dating back to 2003, including felony breaking and entering, breaking and entering motor vehicles, resisting arrest, felony fell to elude arrest and assault.

The 24-year-old Mark Clark is still wanted by lawmen. They say he has some 25 arrests, including damage to property, felony breaking and entering, motor vehicle larceny, breaking and entering motor vehicles and possession of illegal drugs.

Anyone with information on where Mark Clark is should call Greenville police or Crimestoppers at (252) 758-7777.



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Two brothers have been named as suspects in those ATM thefts at area Walgreens last month.

Greenville police say they have arrested one of them, Shane Clark, and are still looking for Mark Clark.

Detectives say the Clark brothers, along with Christopher Hoover, broke into the Walgreens on Greenville Boulevard in Greenville and the location on Highway 11 in Winterville within an hour of each other back on September 12th and 13th. Hoover was named as a suspect early on in the investigation and was arrested in Florida last week.

Police say they now believe the trio stole a pickup truck from a Greenville car lot to make their escape.

Shane Clark is in the Wayne County jail. The 28-year-old has at least 27 prior arrests dating back to 2003, including felony breaking and entering, breaking and entering motor vehicles, resisting arrest, felony fell to elude arrest and assault.

The 24-year-old Mark Clark is wanted by lawmen. They say he has some 25 arrests, including damage to property, felony breaking and entering, motor vehicle larceny, breaking and entering motor vehicles and possession of illegal drugs.

Police say the younger Clark is also wanted by NC Probation & Parole.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Greenville police or CrimeStoppers.


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