Goldsboro Police Department
News Release | Case # 20210004756

Aug. 23, 2021
Media Contact:
LaToya Henry
Public Information Officer


Robbery with Dangerous Weapon

Goldsboro, N.C. — On Aug. 18, 2021, at approximately10:15 p.m., an anonymous caller reported that two male juveniles robbed an unknown male at gunpoint while in the parking lot at 518 E. Elm St. Officers arrived, conducted field interviews on the scene, but were unable to substantiate the crime at that time.

On Aug. 20, officers with Patrol Shift “D” reviewed video of the incident from the business and identified the two juvenile male suspects and the victim, 35-year-old Demario Young, as they robbed him. D-Shift officers generated an incident report with all the appropriate details. The Criminal Investigations Division of the Goldsboro Police Department initiated an investigation into the robbery that occurred at 518 E. Elm St. Based upon the D-Shift officers’ reporting and identification of the juvenile suspects, authority to take both juveniles into custody for one count each of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon was approved.

At approximately 3:45 p.m. Aug. 20, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department’s Selective Enforcement Unit and Patrol Shift “C” took both juveniles into custody in the 800 block of Olivia Lane. The juveniles, aged 14 and 15, were transported to the Goldsboro Police Department. The Office of Juvenile Justice assisted with filing juvenile petitions and secure custody orders for both juveniles. The juveniles were charged with one count each of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Both were transported to Pitt Regional Detention Facility where they will remain pending a secure custody hearing on Aug. 25.

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 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.