A Godwin-area man has been charged with a laundry list of felonies following a call of a residential break-in and shots fired, according to Sampson County Sheriff’s reports.
On Friday morning, deputies responded to a breaking and entering with reported shots fired at a residence in the 4000 block of Penny Tew Mill Road. The caller reported that the suspect fled on foot, giving a detailed description, Sheriff’s Lt. Marcus Smith said Monday.
The incident was reported at 7:18 a.m. Friday
Responding deputies located the suspect, Jeffrey Lee Graham, 33, in the area of Penny Tew Mill Road, at Eldon Store Road, Roseboro, and detained him. A subsequent search of the area yielded a firearm “near the suspect,” Smith said.
“As a result, the suspect was arrested and charged in connection with the incident and he was also served with outstanding unrelated warrants,” the lieutenant noted. “No injuries were reported during the incident.”
Damage to a rear door of the Penny Tew Mill Road home was estimated at $100. The firearm, described as a .22-caliber handgun, was recovered.
Graham, whose listed address is 87 Rabbit Run Lane, Godwin, was charged with breaking and entering, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting public officer.
Additionally, he was charged with three counts of obtaining property by false pretense, three counts of forgery of instrument and six counts of uttering forged instrument, all stemming from warrants dated Sept. 27, 2016. Graham was also served an order for his arrest on failure to return rental property.
Bond was set at $37,000 secured total.
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