Lenoir County Man Facing Kidnapping, Burglary Charges In Pitt County

Officials say a man released on bond in one county, is arrested and charged for crimes in another that include kidnapping.

Pitt County Detention Center officials say that they booked 21-year-old Christopher Sharp of La Grange around 2:26 Friday afternoon.

Jail records show Sharp is facing 1st degree burglary, conspiracy armed robbery of a business or person, 4 counts of 2nd degree kidnapping, 5 counts of assault by pointing gun, injury to personal property, and communicating threats.

Officials say Sharp had been released on bond in Wayne County for different charges, when the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office arrested him for the charges above.

Online court records show Sharp has a January 14, 2014 court date in Wayne County for felony possession of a firearm by a felon, and misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule vi controlled substance.

Sharp is being held in the Pitt County Detention Center on a $225,000 secured bond.

We’re working to get more details on the events that led to these charges.