Deputies Arrest Two Wanted for Felony Larceny, Including Man Who Took 87-Year-Old Grandmother on Crime Spree
Moore County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two suspects wanted for several felony larcenies and break-ins in the county, including one suspect who forced his 87-year-old grandmother to accompany him on a crime spree.
The suspects, Christopher Edward Puckett, 27, and Kristie Jean Kimball, 31, both of West End were apprehended at approximately 2 p.m. today in a wooded area near West End. The suspects were located with the help of a North Carolina Highway Patrol helicopter. The arrest went without incident.
The Sheriff’s Office issued warrants for both subjects earlier in the day. Puckett was wanted on two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of larceny, two counts of possession of stolen property and second-degree kidnapping involving his 87-year-old grandmother, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office.
He is accused of forcing his grandmother to accompany him on the crime spree. She was unharmed and is no longer with him, according to the release.
Kimball, who lived with Puckett, was wanted on two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of larceny and two counts of possession of stolen property.
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