Goldsboro Police Department
News Release | Case # 20210004669

Aug. 19, 2021

Media Contact:
LaToya Henry
Public Information Officer
919-580-4363
lhenry@goldsboronc.gov

                                 

Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon

Goldsboro, N.C. — On Aug. 16, 2021, at approximately 11:35 a.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to a report of a Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon in the 2100 block of Royall Avenue. When officers arrived on scene, they located and spoke with the victim, Matthew Troyer. Mr. Troyer advised that he had been given a ride by two males from the Sheetz on N. Spence Avenue. The males drove him to the 2100 block of Royall Ave. He was then assaulted and robbed at gunpoint. Afterward, the two males drove away. Officers transported Mr. Troyer to Wayne UNC Health Care for treatment of minor injuries. The report was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division and an investigation was launched.

On Aug. 18, officers with Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle suspected to be involved with the previously reported robbery. During a probable-cause search of the vehicle for drug violations, officers located some of the victim’s property. The driver of the vehicle, Taheim Rashad Leach, was arrested for outstanding warrants not related to the robbery and transported to the police department.

As a result of the investigation and the Housing Unit’s traffic stop, warrants were secured on Taheim Rashad Leach for one count each of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Mr. Leach was transported from the Police Department to the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office where he was served with his warrants.

Cameron Devon Lands was identified as the second robbery suspect. Warrants were also secured on Mr. Lands for his participation in the robbery. The Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Unit located and arrested Mr. Lands at approximately 7:07 p.m. in the 900 block of Hugh Street. Mr. Lands was transported to the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office and was served with his warrants as well.

Arrested:
Taheim Rashad Leach
Age: 20
Lockhaven Drive
Goldsboro, NC

Charges:
1 count Robbery With Dangerous Weapon
1 count Conspiracy to Commit Robbery With Dangerous Weapon
1 Order for Arrest/Failure to Appear on Expired Registration Card
1 Order for Arrest/Failure to Appear on No Operator’s License
1 Order for Arrest/Failure to Appear on False Bomb Report to Public Building
Total Bond: $195,000 Secure
First Appearance: 08/19/2021 1:30 p.m.

 

Cameron Devon Lands
Age: 21
Hugh Street
Goldsboro, NC

Charges:
1 count Robbery With Dangerous Weapon
1 count Conspiracy to Commit Robbery With Dangerous Weapon
1 count Order for Arrest/Failure to Appear on Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle
1 count Carry Concealed Gun (citation)
Total Bond: $101,000 Secure
First Appearance: 08/19/2021 1:30 p.m.

 

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Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at p3tips.com. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests. Crime Stoppers is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization, funded solely by private donations. To make a donation, contact the Goldsboro Wayne Crime Stoppers Director at 919-734-8177.