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Third Rocky Mount Suspect In Wake County Break-In Caught

The third suspect in a Wake County break-in case which ended with another Rocky Mount man being fatally shot by a deputy is now behind bars.

Police arrested 36-year-old Jonathan Carr in Rocky Mount about 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials say Carr has been on the run since Monday morning's break-in, chase and shooting near Zebulon.

Cornelius Harrison, age 25 of Rocky Mount, was shot and killed by a deputy after a chase.

Byron Williams, age 24 of Rocky Mount, was arrested near that location.

Here is the latest from the Rocky Mount police department on Tuesday morning's arrest of Carr:

The Rocky Mount Police Department received information that Jonathan Edward Carr, wanted in connection with a burglary and a shooting involving a Wake County Deputy on 12/21/2009, was at his mother’s house. Carr was taken into custody without incident by RMPD investigators at approximately 1000 hours this morning. The Wake County Sheriff’s Department was notified regarding this arrest.


A North Carolina sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect in a convenience store break-in and officers were searching for another suspect.

Multiple media outlets reported Wake County Sheriff's Master Deputy Brad Manville shot and killed 25-year-old Cornelius Pierre Harrison of Rocky Mount on Monday while investigating the break-in attempt in Wendell.

A second suspect, 24-year-old Byron Lendell Williams of Rocky Mount, was captured while running from deputies.

Officers were looking for 36-year-old Jonathan Edward Carr of Rocky Mount.

Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison says officers had responded to an alarm at the store about 4 a.m. and witnesses said three people had run from the store.

Manville is on leave while the State Bureau of Investigation reviews the shooting.

The North Carolina Department of Corrections shows a Cornelius Pierre Harrison with a criminal record dating back to 2002, including convictions for breaking and entering, larceny, possession and resisting an officer in Nash and Edgecombe counties.

The North Carolina Department of Corrections shows a Byron Lendell Williams with convictions dating back to 2004 for larceny and possessing stolen goods in Nash and Edgecombe counties.

The North Carolina Department of Corrections shows a Jonathan Edward Carr with a convictions dating back to 1989, including drugs and firearm charges in Edgecombe County.



Previous Story:

WRAL.com is reporting a Wake County deputy shot and killed a man Monday morning during a chase in the woods near Wendell.

The station reports deputies were investigating a break-in early this morning when they gave chase to the men.

WRAL.com reports the men were located, and "an altercation ensued in which Deputy Brad Manville shot one of the men, authorities said."


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