Nine arrested in series of Greensboro armed robberies

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Seven young adults and two juveniles are being accused of committing a series of armed robberies in November.

Eric Lanorris Watkins Jr, 18, of 1020 Willard Street, Tiyoun Jimek Jackson, 19, of 615 S. Benbow Road, Kristopher Lawrence Ector, 19, 2433 Floyd St. Apt. B, and a female juvenile face two counts each of robbery with a dangerous weapon for their alleged involvement in the Nov. 21 armed robbery of two 18-year-olds on Benbow Road. Neither victim was injured in this incident.

Jackson, Ector, Sheldon Eugene Little, 20, of 905 Julian Street, Quenton Lee Dick, 19, of 1409 Lincoln St., and a male juvenile are each charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of second degree kidnapping, one count of first degree burglary, and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony for the Dec. 1 armed robbery and kidnapping of 23-year-old Bill Crowley Russell Jr. and 21-year-old Darrius Rashawn Campbell.

In this incident, Russell and Campbell were approached by three of the accused suspects in the parking lot of the Lofts Apartments and forced into their apartment.

The suspects stole various items of personal property including Campbell’s Toyota Avalon. The vehicle was recovered on Dec. 2. Neither Russell nor Campbell was injured.

Jackson, Ector, Little, and Dick each face four counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, four counts of first degree kidnapping, one count of first degree burglary, and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony for the Dec. 4 home invasion at 744 Fulton St.

The victims reported that the suspects knocked on the front door, entered the home after an occupant opened the door, assaulted at least one person, searched the home and stole property.

One victim was transported to a local medical facility for further treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Dick, Little, the female juvenile, and Nadania Tamora Lambert, 21, of 3014 Landale Drive, are also linked to the Dec. 2 robbery at 1725 Prince Albert Dive.

Police previously arrested Ector, the male juvenile and Jamar Ezra Stimpson, 20, of 208 Craig Street in connection with this incident.

Kevin Lamonte Handy was asleep in his home when he heard his front door open at approximately 4:15 a.m. As he went to check on his door, he was confronted by six persons who had entered his home.

The suspects physically assaulted Handy, searched through his home, took money and other personal property.

All eight subjects are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, first degree burglary and conspiracy to commit a felony for this incident.

Dick, Ector, and Stimpson are confined in Greensboro Jail Central without bond.

Jackson is confined in the High Point Jail without bond.

Little is confined in the Greensboro Jail Central on two secured bonds totaling $1.5 million.

Watkins is confined in the Greensboro Jail Central on a $750,000 secured bond.

Lambert is confined in the Greensboro Jail Central on a $250,000 secured bond.

All or some of the nine may face additional charges.

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