Friday, 15 March 2019 22:34

[VIDEO] Bond set for Hamlet suspects

The search is over for two men police have been looking for since late Thursday night after a police officer was fired upon following a traffic stop.

Investigators with the Hamlet Police Department say Quintin Calloway and Winfred Dawkins turned themselves in late Friday afternoon.

The suspects are shown here walking into the Richmond County Magistrate's office.

Dawkins, charged with resisting a public officer, was booked into the Richmond County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond.

Calloway, who is accused of shooting at the patrolman, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and resisting a public officer. His bond was set at $175,000 secured.

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

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HAMLET— A man wanted for Wednesday’s shooting outside the Richmond County Soup Kitchen on Wednesday has been taken into custody.

Hamlet Police apprehended 22-year-old Edward McNair Sloan at the Washington Court apartments just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Detective Capt. Randy Dover.. 

Sloan was walked into the Richmond County magistrate’s office around 6 p.m. by Lt. Richard Jordan where he was given a $1 million secured bond.

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