Durham Police Seek Suspect In Vehicle Break-In
Posted September 30, 2003
DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police investigators are trying to find 34-year-old Kenneth Florence, who is wanted in connection with a vehicle break-in at The Home Depot on Mount Moriah Road.
Florence is charged with breaking into a work van in the parking lot around 2 p.m. Sept. 19.
The owners of the van came out of the store and saw a man identified as Florence breaking into their van. As the owners approached, the man jumped into a 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass occupied by a another man and a woman.
As the Cutlass pulled away, it struck one of the van's owners, knocking her over the hood of the car. She suffered minor injuries.
Investigators have arrested 41-year-old Joseph Cotton, of no known address, and 48-year-old Karen Parks, of Carrboro, in connection with the incident. The two are charged with felony aiding and abetting.
Cotton also was charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
Florence, whose last known address was on U.S. 15-501 North in Chapel Hill, has been charged with felony breaking and entering into to a motor vehicle.
Anyone with information on Florence's whereabouts is asked to call investigator G.D. Elliott Jr. at
560-1020, ext. 230,
or CrimeStoppers at
CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.