LOUISBURG — Franklin County deputies have tracked down the second person suspect in a June 17 home invasion robbery.
According to a report filed by Deputy J. Maloney, a home invasion was reported on Furney Pearce Road, Zebulon June 17, at 11 p.m.
Two suspects reportedly were armed with handguns.
The homeowner, who was not hurt in the incident, said he and his family were eating dinner, when two people kicked in the front door.
They allegedly held them at gunpoint, demanding guns and money, according to the report.
Joseph Albert Fowler, 24, 25 Wilders Lane, was arrested by Smith June 19 for felony first-degree burglary and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was taken to jail on a $55,000 bond.
A Sheriff’s Office investigation eventually led them to Jones, where he was arrested at Walmart in Zebulon.
Jones is currently detained at the Franklin County jail in lieu of a $45,000 secured bond.
Unruly moped driver faces multiple charges.
FRANKLINTON — A man was arrested by Officer A. Bishop for misdemeanor driving while impaired, resisting arrest and being drunk and disruptive Aug. 4.
Police were called to the Wilco Hess gas station at 3:30 a.m. in reference to a man falling off his moped in the parking lot.
Officers recognized the suspect as Steven Charles Webb, 46, 4 E. Mason St., from previous encounters with the law.
While police tried to confirm he was in fact the person who fell off the moped, Webb drove out of the parking lot.
After he witnessed Webb turn onto N.C. 56 without using his signals, Bishop initiated his lights and sirens for a traffic stop.
Webb continued driving and stopped just before Cheatham Street nearly running into a ditch, according to police reports.
Bishop said Webb was visibly intoxicated by his odor and red glassy eyes.
Webb told Bishop he had drunk a little earlier when he got off of work.
Bishop attempted to perform a sobriety test. Webb was not cooperative and began to show signs of aggression toward Bishop, the report states.
After several attempts to restrain Webb, Bishop deployed his Taser to gain control of Webb. It took two deployments of the instrument before Webb would comply.
Police administered an intoxication test, resulting in a blood alcohol reading of .11, above the legal limit of .08.
Webb was confined to the Franklin County jail under a $2,000 secured bond.