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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Suspect in Armed Robbery and Kidnapping Arrested in Greensboro, NC by U.S. Marshals



Greensboro, NC – On July 28, 2014 at 09:30am, Charles Lewis Compton, a 38 year old, Black Male was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force. On June 3rd, 2014, warrants were issued against Compton by the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and 2 counts of Second Degree Kidnapping. These warrants stemmed from Compton’s alleged participation in a robbery committed on May 29, 2014, at the Village Business Center and Sweepstakes in Reidsville, NC. It is alleged that Compton, along with three other individuals, entered the business and, at gunpoint, tied up the employees and robbed the establishment.

Investigative efforts by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force developed information that Compton was at large in the Greensboro, NC area. Compton was eventually located at 1908 Bailiff Street, in Greensboro, where he was arrested by members of the Task Force without incident. Compton was transported and booked into the Rockingham County Jail to await arraignment on the charges. Compton is also wanted by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office on charges of Assault on a Female and Failure to Appear.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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