A suspect was arrested in connection with a home invasion that happened in Aberdeen late last month.

The suspects entered the victim’s home off of Fellowship Way and held the victim at gunpoint robbing him of money. The victim described the suspects as “two black males” who forced their way into his home at 11:30 pm on April 25th.

The suspects fired several shots as they were fleeing the house that night hitting the home and several parked vehicles.  There were no injuries reported.

A multi-agency operation yielded the arrest of Russell Walter Jackson on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

Moore County Sheriff’s Deputies, State Bureau of Investigations, and Hoke County Sheriff’s Office were a part of the joint operation.

Jackson, 41, from a McIntosh Road address in Carthage, was arrested at a Hoke County home.

Jackson was charged with: one count of first degree burglary, one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of first degree kidnapping, one count of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, one count of assault by pointing a gun, one count of injury to personal property and one count of larceny of a firearm.

Jackson was placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $6,000,000 secured bond and given a May 22nd district court date.

Moore County Sheriff’s deputies continue their search for the second suspect. The sheriff’s office is asking anyone who has information regarding this crime to please contact them at 910-947-2931 or email at sheriff@moorecountync.gov.  The community may call the tip line as well at 910-947-4444.

All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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