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Police: Man confesses to robbing Fayetteville jeweler

Posted July 15, 2008 1:41 p.m. EDT
Updated July 15, 2008 10:26 p.m. EDT

— A Cameron man confessed to Fayetteville police Monday that he and a friend robbed a jewelry store June 25, officers said.

Dustin Norman Turman, 22, of 152 Overlook Road, told detectives that Aaron Ryan Smith, 22, of 118 Leigh Street was the driver when he robbed Hinkamp Jewelers, stealing a ring valued at more than $3,000, officials said.

Turman also confessed to thefts at Dixie Pawn and Military Surplus on Yadkin Road, Cumberland Pawn on Raeford Road, and JC Jewelry, they said. He was held in lieu of a $10,000 secured bond.

Police are looking for Smith, who was described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 185 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Police said they believe Smith drives a silver Honda. He was being sought on four counts of felony larceny and four counts of possession of stolen property.

Anyone with information on Smith's whereabouts was asked to call Fayetteville police 910-433-1856 or the Harnett County Sheriff’s office at 910-893-9111.