LUMBERTON — A Parkton man has been arrested in the shooting death of a man whose body was found outside a Lumber Bridge home nearly two weeks ago, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.Damaus Qonta Bridges, 22, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder and jailed under a $50,000 secured bond.Bridges, who lives on Plateau Lane in Parkton, is accused of killing 31-year-old Johnny Isaac Robinson, according to Maj. Anthony Thompson, chief of detectives. Robinson’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside of a home at 291 Knapdale Road, a few hundred feet from where he lived.Thompson said he didn’t know that if there was any relationship between Bridges and Robinson.
ST. PAULS — For those curious as to why St. Pauls has so many trucks trimming trees, town officials said it is joint project with Duke/Progress Energy to avoid power outages.Earlier this month, the utility crews began working on the company’s main power line serving the town of St. Pauls.Town officials said the tree trimming is expected to take several weeks, depending on weather and other factors. Information identifying the work to be performed in the area ...
ST. PAULS —A 22-year-old man has been charged with statutory rape after sexually assaulting a young girl living in the St. Pauls home where he was staying, according to Police Chief R. Thomas Hagens.Elmar Rocael Bautista, originally from Guatemala, was arrested Thursday, although police aren’t sure when the offenses took place, Hagens said.Bautista is a friend of the alleged victim’s father and was staying with them in their East Armfield Street home, H...
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