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Elton Petit Frere

SPD: Robbery suspect faces additional charges

Posted at 4:46 PM on Jan 11, 2019


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On January 4, the Statesville Police Department released information about the arrest of Wilkesboro resident Elton Petit Frere in connection with robberies that occurred on New Year's Day at the Gas ‘n Snack on Landson Drive and on December 28 at the Red Roof Inn on East Broad Street.

Investigators assigned to the SPD Violent Crimes Unit obtained additional warrants charging Frere, 21, with robbery in connection with the robberies of the Kangaroo Express on Safriet Road and Papa Johns on East Broad Street, which occurred on December 13 and 14.

On January 10, Frere was served with warrants for attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and common law robbery and received a $50,000 secured bond, increasing his bond to $350,000.

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