Child support operation nets 14 arrests in Lenoir County
KINSTON, Lenoir County - With the help of several additional agencies, the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of 14 people on various child support charges.
The Sheriff's Office routinely serves an Order for Arrest for Failure to Comply with Child Support. Any person who fails to pay their required money for child support can have an order for their arrest issued by a judge. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for carrying out those orders.
On Sept. 16, with help from the Kinston Police Department, officers with N.C. Department of Public Safety - Probation and deputies with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, groups checked on around 80 orders for arrest with 14 made.
"I am very proud and thankful of the multiple agencies and divisions that assisted us in trying to serve these orders to hold these persons accountable for their actions of not supporting their children," Lenoir County Sheriff Ronnie Ingram said. "This operation was successful. We didn't get everyone we wanted this time, but these will continue until there are no orders to be served."
Arrested and charged were: -- Pinkee Batts, OFA -Child Support, Bond $350 cash -- April Berry, OFA-Child Support, Bond $280.47 Cash -- Sheena Britt, OFA-Child Support, Bond $1,179 cash -- Jason Canady, OFA-Child Support, Bond $420 cash -- Maurice Graham, OFA-Child Support, Bond $250 cash -- Keon Green, OFA-Child Support, Bond $100 cash -- Bernard Laclair III, OFA-Child Support, Bond $220 cash -- Thomas McNeil, OFA-Child Support, Bond $250 cash -- Steven Sherrod, OFA-Child Support, Bond $1,482 cash -- Lynwood Sparrow, OFA-Child Support, Bond $250 cash -- Lakiya Sutton, OFA-Child Support, Bond $150 cash -- Christopher Dula OFA- Child Support Bond $750 cash, OFA-Child Support Bond $225 cash. When arresting Dula, deputies and officers found that he was in possession of illegal narcotics. He was also charged with the following drug charges: felony possession of a schedule 1 - CS Bond $5,000 secure, possession of marijuana up to ½ oz $1,000 secure -- Dean A. Stoner, OFA/FTA - Driving while license revoked, Bond $750 secure -- James Strong, OFA/FTA - Driving while license revoked, Bond $1,000 secure
The individuals listed below are still being sought (59 total). If you know the location of one of these individuals, please contact the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office dispatch center at (252) 559-6118 or Kinston / Lenoir County Crimestoppers at 252-523-4444
Name, City BELL, LEAMON Kinston BOONE, JAMES S. La Grange BOWSER,CHARLES Kinston BREWER, THEODORE Kinston BURNEY,DARRIS DONTREZ Kinston CLARK, ALGERNON Kinston CROOM, SEAN La Grange DAVIS, CURTIS Kinston DAVIS, JAMES Kinston DAVIS, RETONDA R Kinston DAWSON, RODNEY Kinston EDWARDS, MILTON Kinston FIELDS,RONNIE LAMONT Kinston FLOWERS, MARIO R Kinston GOODING, TONY Kinston GRADY, DAVID E Kinston HAMILTON, STEVEN La Grange HARRIS, MARCUS Kinston HARRIS, MONICA Kinston HERRING, MICHAEL Kinston HINTON, MONTEZ Kinston JOHNSON, TOREY Kinston LANIER, CHRISTOPHER Kinston LANIER, TERRY J JR Kinston LAWSON, BROCK Kinston LETCHWORTH, WESLEY Deep Run LLOYD, SANDY Kinston LOCKLEAR, LATESHIA Kinston LOWERY, ERIC R Kinston MAHONE, LESLIE Kinston MASON, SHELTON Kinston MATTHEWS, MCSHANN Kinston ROBERT, REGINALD Kinston ROBINSON,BRANDON J Kinston SHACKLEFORD,REGINALD Kinston SIMMONS, CURTIS Kinston SMALL, JEREMY Kinston SPELLER, VICTOR Kinston SUGGS, ANTONIO Kinston SUTTON, ALLEN Kinston SUTTON, DEMETRICE Kinston SUTTON, DEONATE Kinston SUTTON, MELVIN JR Kinston SWINSON, PATRICIA Kinston THOMAS, COREY Kinston THOMAS, TYRIK Kinston THOMPSON, MICHAEL Kinston THORBS,KENDUALL Kinston TOLER, WILLIAM C Kinston VANDIFORD, JOHN SCOTT La Grange WASHINGTON, JAMES JR Kinston WATERS, SHELTON Kinston WEST, LEWIS Pink Hill WHICHARD, KENDRICK Kinston WILLIAMS, DAVID Kinston WILLIAMS, JEREMY Kinston WILLIAMS, JERRY Kinston WILLIAMS, ROBERT Kinston YANCY, CHASITY Kinston