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3 Arrests Made in Selma Home Invasion

Posted February 23, 2007 9:27 a.m. EST
Updated February 23, 2007 10:25 p.m. EST

— U.S. Marshals and state SBI agents on Friday evening arrested a third man on a murder charge stemming from a home invasion in Selma Feb. 16.

The Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Hassan Jamaal Bacote, 21, of 3000 Twinfield Court, Raleigh, was arrested on Sungate Road in Raleigh, where officers stopped his car, the Marshals Service said. They had followed Bacote when he left a house they were watching.

Bacote was charged in the killing of Anthony Surles during what police said was a robbery attempt at a home on Hunting Drive in Selma.

Marshals had arrested Jeffrey Lamont Evans at a Richmond, Va., home early Friday and Antwain Nathaniel Groves on Thursday in Princeton.