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Suspect caught after day on the run in Fuquay-Varina

Posted September 28, 2010
Updated September 29, 2010

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— Warren Riley Ray Jr., 26, was in the Wake County jail Tuesday, two days after he ran from police near the intersection of Hilltop Needmore and Eden Grove roads in Fuquay-Varina.

Officers handcuffed Ray Sunday morning just before 8 a.m. while they investigated a series of reported break-ins, but he ran from them and escaped.

He was apprehended at about 5 a.m. Monday, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office. He was charged with a probation violation, resisting arrest and larceny. He was placed in the Wake County jail under a $12,500 bond.

Ray was sentenced to probation for a 2008 conviction for driving while impaired and a 2004 conviction for aiding and abetting common-law robbery, according state Department of Correction records.

Investigators said that Ray is not considered violent but has a history of probation violations. The DOC has listed him as an absconder from probation supervision.


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  • jjwood2424 Sep 28, 2010

    @Deathrow...all young African Americans males don't wear baggy pants if that's what your getting at!!Don't assume something that your not sure of..you know what that say about people who assume!

  • Just the facts mam Sep 28, 2010

    If he has that much energy, maybe he should be putting that energy to good use (rather than to criminal).

  • killing_me_softly Sep 28, 2010

    We want juice. Where's the juice?

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Sep 28, 2010

    Just wondering if the guy was still wearing the handcuffs? And were the handcuffs behind his back? If so, how did the dude use the bathroom the last 24 hours? A little hard to get your pants down or unzipped. I take that back. Probably was wearing the baggy pants that were basically already down.