UPDATE: Suspect On The Run Under Arrest

An armed robbery suspect on the run since last week is now in custody.

Online detention center records show 22-year-old Gustin Roach of Tobacco Rd. in Greenville was behind bars in the Pitt County Detention Center Monday morning.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says Roach helped hold up two people outside the Wilco-Hess/Trademart on Dickinson Ave. south of Greenville last Wednesday night.

Roach's bond is set at $250,000. Records show he's also facing a misdemeanor charge for possession of marijuana.

Lawmen arrested 26-year-old James Bowden, Jr. of Ivy Rd. for the hold-up outside of the gas station as well.


Previous Story
Lawmen need your help finding a suspected armed robber. His alleged partner-in-crime is already in custody.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has arrested 26-year-old James Bowden, Jr. of Ivy Rd. in Greenville for holding up two people at gunpoint outside the Wilco-Hess/TradeMart at 4000 Dickinson Ave. Lawmen say the hold-up happened Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m.

Bowden was jailed under a $50,000 bond on two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Gustin Roach is the one lawmen are trying to find. He is 22 years old and lives on Tobacco Rd. in Greenville.

Lawmen say Roselyn D. Daniels of Shiloh Dr. in Greenville, the owner of the suspect vehicle that was used during the robbery, was arrested on unrelated charges from another county. She's facing nine counts of failure to appear in court.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by wilson Location: washington on Jun 22, 2009 at 09:52 AM
    Another worthless thug! Why should we spend the money to keep him alive in prison? This is getting repetitious, just look at all the stories and just tell me what they all have in common, and this is everyday in every news source.........is this the change we were told about?
  • by Dave on Jun 22, 2009 at 09:27 AM
    Let me caption his photo: "Duuuh wud up yo?"
  • by ace Location: plymouth on Jun 22, 2009 at 06:14 AM
    He wanted some free money. Lets give him some free meals, food and lodging for the next 20 years.
  • by tHe BzzNeSS Location: NOYB on Jun 19, 2009 at 08:32 PM
    Is crime stoppers offering a reward?
  • by Michelle on Jun 19, 2009 at 08:32 PM
    I say until you know the truth don't judge. Newspapers and Local News broadcasters always have thier way of hyping up the story for the public. One man is caught and the other is still on the run... Get those CAMERAS out WILCO and lets see the TRUTH...
  • by look into the camera on Jun 19, 2009 at 03:37 PM
    each store has a camera in it for survelance purpose. THE TWO THAT WERE BUYING DRUGS GOT RIPPED OFF, OF COURSE THEY WERE MAD, GONNA SAY THEY WERE ROBBED. CAMERAS DONT LIE .DOES THE POLICE KNOW THIS WAS DRUGS. NO THEY TAKE THE WORD FROM A USER HOW STUPID....
  • by lady Location: nc on Jun 19, 2009 at 03:28 PM
    that was sad, you never know what one person can do.he got a ride to the store, then robbed the person of his money. took the money but roach didnt give him his crack, this was a drug deal white boys on tobacco rd, and dickenson c.mon
  • by Homer Simpson Location: Springfield on Jun 19, 2009 at 01:12 PM
    Thanks for (rephrasing) it SAN. C'mon people..
  • by watch out on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:22 PM
    You can run,but you can't hide. You WILL be found.
  • by san Location: farmville on Jun 19, 2009 at 09:47 AM
    Guess WITN don't want to post mine so I'll refrays it. Look at all the crimes committed in NC. What commen fact is the same? WE NEED TO CHANGE SOMETHING IN NC
  • Page:
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 48602137 - witn.com/a?a=48602137
Gray Television, Inc.