On June 26, 2017, two individuals were sentenced to active terms of imprisonment in Moore County Superior Court for their roles in separate theft investigations.
In the first case, Brandon Scott Bowers of Aberdeen, pled guilty to felony breaking and entering as a habitual breaking and entering offender, as well as felony larceny, possession of a firearm by a felon and felony conversion among other charges. Bowers was sentenced to an active term of imprisonment of 30 months minimum to 48 months maximum in the Department of Corrections. The investigation was led by Detective Jerico Lowery of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office, who was able to recover several items of the victim’s property that had been taken.
In the second case, Darian Wayne Parks, of Laurel Hill, pled guilty to felony larceny, larceny from a merchant and habitual larceny. Parks was sentenced to an active term of imprisonment of 20 months minimum to 33 months maximum in the Department of Corrections. This investigation was led by Detective Jeff Allen of the Aberdeen Police Department and involved retail theft from several Aberdeen businesses.