Facing Charges

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Quentin Resean Cowan

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Wayne Anthony Williams

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Michael Anthony Terry

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Sierra Brooke Goble

SPD: Four suspects face charges in robbery of State Employees Credit Union

Posted at 5:47 PM on Jul 25, 2019

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FROM STAFF REPORTS

Four suspects face charges in connection with the July 8 armed robbery of the State Employees Credit Union branch on Wilkesboro Highway in Statesville.

The Statesville Police Department announced on Thursday afternoon that the following suspects have been charged or will be charged:

► Quentin Resean Cowan, 28, of Statesville is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a stolen vehicle;

► Wayne Anthony Williams, 33, of Statesville is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a stolen vehicle;

► Michael Anthony Terry, 28, of Statesville is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and

► Sierra Brooke Goble, 19, of Statesville is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon

The SECU branch at 1742 Wilkesboro Highway was robbed by three males around 12:41 p.m. on July 8.

SPD personnel assigned to the Violent Crime Unit, Criminal Investigations Division and Patrol Division responded to the area.

Within 10 minutes after the robbery, officers located a white Honda Accord that was used as the getaway vehicle abandoned on the side of the road on Wheatridge Drive in Statesville, police said. The vehicle had been stolen at gunpoint in Charlotte on July 5.

Members of the Violent Crime Unit subsequently located a secondary getaway vehicle, a white 2000 Ford Explorer, police said

With the assistance of ATF and the FBI, Violent Crime Unit investigators conducted multiple interviews and assisted with numerous warrantless searches with N.C. probation officers.

As a result of the investigation, Cpl. P.C. Wolfe obtained arrest warrants for Cowan and Williams on July 24, police said.

Cowan was arrested and taken before Magistrate Thompson, where he received a $300,000 secured bond.

Williams is currently in custody at the Burke County CRV Center on a probation violation that occurred on July 11 as a result of a warrantless search conducted by probation officers and members of the SPD Violent Crime Unit. Williams will be transferred to Iredell County and served with the outstanding warrants, police said.

Arrest warrants were also obtained for Terry and Goble, police said.

Terry arrested and taken before Magistrate Thompson, where he received a $300,000 secured bond.

Goble was arrested and taken before Magistrate Thompson, where she was given a $150,000 secured bond.

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