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Four arrested, charged in theft of 10 firearms from Fayetteville home

Posted November 18, 2017 9:41 p.m. EST
Updated November 18, 2017 9:52 p.m. EST

— Fayetteville police arrested and charged four men Saturday in a residential burglary that resulted in the theft of 10 firearms.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday along the 1800 block of Cherokee Drive.

Officers responded in reference to an anonymous 911 call and observed the suspect running away on foot. They were then taken into custody.

The preliminary investigation reveals the suspects took 10 firearms, ammunition and other items from the home.

The suspects have been identified as follows:

  • Antonio D. Tippitte, 31, of the 600 block of Langdon Street has been charged with second degree burglary, larceny after second-degree burglary, felony possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy, 10 counts of larceny of a firearm and 10 counts of possession of a stolen firearm. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $120,000 secured bond.
  • Tyler O. Smith, 18, of the 1800 block of Bridger Street has been charged with second Degree Burglary, Larceny After second-degree burglary, felony possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy, ten counts of larceny of a Firearm, and ten counts of possession of a stolen firearm. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $58,000 secured bond.

  • Darryl F. Baker, 20, of the 4300 block of Cam Strader Drive, in Wilson, NC, has been charged with second-degree Burglary, larceny After second-degree burglary, felony possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy, ten counts of larceny of a firearm, and 10 counts of possession of a stolen firearm. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $100,000 secured bond.

  • Stevie M. Reed, 23, of the 1400 block of Thelbert Drive has been charged with second-degree burglary, larceny After second-degree burglary, felony possession of stolen goods, felony conspiracy, 11 counts of larceny of a firearm, 11 counts of possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a felony, and carrying a concealed gun. Reed was in possession of a firearm stolen from a previous breaking and entering investigation. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $140,000 secured bond.