Hillsborough, NC– On December 23, 2014, the Hillsborough Police Department responded to a report of an Attempted Armed Robbery on the 200 Block of Torain Street. According to the Hillsborough Police Investigators, two victims were approached and demanded to turn over their property while being held at gunpoint. During the incident one of the victims attempted to disarm the suspect by physically grabbing the gun. The gun discharged striking both victims. One victim was shot in the hand and the other was struck in the back by the same bullet. The first victim eventually gained control of the gun and the suspect was subsequently shot in the leg. Both victims of the robbery were transported to the University of North Carolina Hospital and were treated for their wounds.
On February 27, 2015, warrants were issued for Jermarise Dejuann Bolden, a 24 year old male, for Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury x2 by the Hillsborough Police Department.
On April 17, 2015, the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) from the Middle District of North Carolina developed information through investigative efforts that Bolden was staying at 5024 Hilltop Road in Greensboro. At approximately 1:00 PM on April 17th the JFTF verified the information and converged on the apartment taking Bolden into custody without incident with the assistance of the Greensboro Police Department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team. Bolden was transported to the Guilford County Jail where he is currently being held on the alleged charges.
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.