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Authorities warn of Goldsboro home invasions

Posted September 11, 2009

— Authorities in Goldsboro warned residents Friday about a recent string of home invasions.

In each of three incidents, a group of black men identifying themselves as law enforcement officers forced their way into the homes of the victims and robbed them, according to a release from the Goldsboro-Wayne Crimestoppers. In each case, the victims were Hispanic.

The group said the first home invasion took place Aug. 10 on Eagles Nest Road; the second happened Aug. 25 on Holloman Lane; the most recent happened Sept. 5 on Gold Park Drive. Authorities think there may be more cases that have yet to be reported.

Anyone who has been a victim of a similar crime, or who has information about the perpetrators, is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1493.


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  • ladyblue Sep 11, 2009

    I think hispanics are a target also because most feel that if they are illegals they will not report the offense and they keep bookoos of money at home instead of the bank. NO ONE in America should be a target of home invasions though.

  • BruiserB Sep 11, 2009

    Yep, these low income places are heavily populated by Hispanics and blacks. Hispanics aren't likely to report crimes, especially if they're illegles. It's a sad commentary on today's society that you are not safe in your own home. With thugs like these walking around, a mans home can no longer be his castle, it has to be a fortress.