Arrests Made In Kidnapping Of 13-Year-Old Boy

Two New Bern men are under $1,000,000 bonds after deputies say they kidnapped a 13-year-old boy in the Bridgeton area.

Levon Blount and Ryshante Graham were arrested Sunday after lawmen say the two ran into the woods when approached by deputies. The two men were caught after an extensive air and ground search involving lawmen from three counties.

They are charged with first degree kidnapping and deputies say more charges are expected.

Deputies say the teenage boy was treated and released from CarolinaEast Medial Center.


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  • by Anon on Nov 30, 2010 at 02:10 PM
    Can't Seeum.
  • by duck Location: wash on Nov 30, 2010 at 07:41 AM
    Ransom would have probably been a pack of Newports. Freeking idiots!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 30, 2010 at 04:18 AM
    weird commnets.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 30, 2010 at 02:40 AM
    tracy@3:43PM,good grief please go seek one.Anyway where are their complections?
  • by fukushimi on Nov 29, 2010 at 08:09 PM
    thugs, that is all they are and all they ever will be. glad i am not one of them
  • by Anonymous on Nov 29, 2010 at 05:18 PM
    "Gangsta mentality" three cheers for rap music.
  • by Mike Location: Onslow on Nov 29, 2010 at 05:03 PM
    Let's check with the NAACP on their take of this matter. We will meet back here in a few days hey what.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Nov 29, 2010 at 03:43 PM
    This kid got lucky. Chances are they would have killed him after they got the ransom.
  • by OpenCarry on Nov 29, 2010 at 03:29 PM
    To what end were they kidnapping this boy? Did they want a ransom? Did they want to force him to join their gang? Were they planning to do something disgusting and sexual? In the end, it's good that the boy is safe and they are in jail. These two beasts should be locked up for a LONG time, and the Prison Guards need to tell EVERYONE on the block what they did when they are locked up, and let nature take it's course.... I'm sure kidnapping small boys will go over REALLY well with their fellow inmates...
  • by why Location: NC on Nov 29, 2010 at 03:17 PM
    This is so pathetic...WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO KIDNAP A CHILD, A LITTLE BOY. I hope major charges be brought up on these NUT CAKES. Looking at the one on the right, someone got a good lick on him (WAY TO GO!). Go and check their facebook pages out....smh!
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