Lenoir

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


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