4 arrested, 2 sought for armed robbery at Sweepstakes in Reidsville

Top (left to right): Jefferies, Davis, Johnson and Lawson. Bottom (left to right): Burnett and Compton.

Top (left to right): Jefferies, Davis, Johnson and Lawson.
Bottom (left to right): Burnett and Compton.

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Police have arrested four people and are seeking two others in connection with the armed robbery of a Reidsville business last week.

Police say six individuals were involved with an armed robbery at the Village Business Center and Sweepstakes, located at 276 N.C. 87, around 7:15 a.m. on May 29.

Following an investigation, Martrell Sentorius Jefferies, 24; Jimmy Robert Davis, Jr., 50; and Whitney Bonique Lawson, 23; all of Burlington; and Antonio Fiorello Johnson, 44, of Graham, were arrested.

Jefferies was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of second degree kidnapping. He was jailed under a $225,000 secured bond.

Davis was charged with felonious accessory after the fact. He was issued a $40,000 unsecured bond.

Lawson was charged with aiding and abetting an armed robbery and two counts of aiding and abetting second degree kidnapping. She was jailed under a $125,000 secured bond.

Johnson was charged with felonious accessory after the fact. His bond information is not currently known.

Police are still searching for Percival Maurice Burnett, 33, and Charles Lewis Compton, 37. Police say both men should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Burnett or Compton is asked to call Rockingham County Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683.

 

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