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Fayetteville police: Home invasion suspect armed and dangerous

Posted August 2, 2013

— Fayetteville police on Friday identified one man of a trio suspected in an early morning home invasion July 25, calling him "armed and dangerous."

According to police, Joseph Isaiah Owens, 17, of 2329 Indian Creek Drive, and two others burst into a home in the 1500 block of Coley Drive just after 6 a.m., demanded money and threatened the residents, including a child. They stole a purse and made their escape before police arrived.

Owens faces charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping, breaking and entering, assault on child under 12 and conspiracy.

Anyone who knows where Owens is, or the identity of the two men he was with on July 25, is asked to call Detective L. Culver with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-237-8553 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 Aug 2, 2013

    fungod12000, you got that right!!

  • sunshine1040 Aug 2, 2013

    Where is the NAACP this child needs help and they are not giving it to him but then maybe Mommy and Daddy might have been able to help him a few years ago by showing him how a belt can be used. Get hi off the streets and show him what discipline is

  • Danny919 Aug 2, 2013

    17, where his parents!

  • eoglane Aug 2, 2013

    Hope the next one he invade has a nice big GUN,

  • fungod12000 Aug 2, 2013

    He won't be doing it much longer. He will come up against someone who is more prepared than he is.