Arrests Made In Duplin County Cabbie Murder

Duplin County authorities says they're made three arrests in the murder of a taxi cab driver.

Jesse Faison, Jr. was found dead in his cab back on May 25th on Cool Springs Road in southern Duplin County.

Police today announced three people have been charged with Faison's robbery, kidnapping and murder.

Charged are Anthony Kenan, Jr. 18 of Teachey, Rochael Dobson, 18 of Wallace, and Brandon Rice, 20 of Rose Hill.

Deputies say the trio face charges of 1st degree kidnapping, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, 1st degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon

Dobson is in the Sampson County jail, with the two men are in the Duplin County jail.

The sheriff said continuing information coming from the community, along with information from Warsaw police, the State Bureau of Investigation & the Sampson County Sheriff's Office helped break the case.

Authorities say Dobson and Rice are also tied to unrelated murder in Sampson County.


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  • by Friend Location: Maryland on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:13 AM
    I found it hard to believe that Anthony was a part of this crime. I've known him since childhood and he's has always been very respectful. I feel sad for all of the familes involved in this situation. May God Be With Them.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 22, 2009 at 07:22 PM
    Don't judge a person are convict them if you don't have evidence to convict a person for a crime.......
  • by Anonymous on May 20, 2008 at 06:05 AM
    they need to die how they made him die
  • by angela Location: rocky mount on Oct 8, 2007 at 03:58 PM
    GET A JOB AND STOP KILLING AND ROBBING PEOPLE! I feel so sorry for the cabbie's family. My pray goes out to all families involved.
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