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Three arrested in connection with string of Halifax County robberies

Posted January 9, 2014 9:43 a.m. EST
Updated January 9, 2014 10:32 a.m. EST

Derrick Streeter

— Three people have been arrested and charged in a recent string of robberies in Halifax County, the sheriff's office said Thursday. 

According to investigators, Kelvin Solomon, 21, Derrick Streeter, 18, and an unidentified 17-year-old are responsible for multiple break-ins south of Halifax along N.C. Highway 125 South within the last year. All three men are from Halifax.

Solomon faces four counts of breaking and entering, three counts each of larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods and two counts each of conspiring to commit breaking and entering and injury to personal property. 

Solomon was arrested Thursday and received a $60,000 bond. 

Streeter is charged with three counts each of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods, two counts of conspiring to commit breaking and entering and one count each of attempted breaking and entering and injury to personal property. 

He received a $50,000 bond after being arrested Sunday. 

The 17-year-old, also of Halifax, is charged with two counts each of conspiring to commit breaking and breaking and breaking and entering and one count of larceny after breaking and entering. He received a $5,000 bond after being arrested Wednesday. 

The men are expected to make court appearances on Feb. 26. 

Authorities did not release information about what was taken in the robberies, but officials said more charges could be filed. 

Anyone with information about robberies in the area should call the Halifax County Sheriff's office at 252-583-8201 or Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444.