Crime report for June 9


LAURINBURG — A shooting was reported inside a Covington Street home at 11:54 p.m. on Sunday, according to police.

Laquanda Monique Jackson, 26, was alone in her bedroom when she was struck in the upper thigh by a shot from someone outside the room. Subsequent police investigation revealed no entry hole in the home’s exterior walls, but investigators did locate bullet holes elsewhere in the home.

The incident remains under investigation.


LAURINBURG — A pair of teenagers was arrested on Saturday night after fights broke out during a party held at the Highlands on Plant Road.

Amir McNeil, 16, of 12300 Blues Farm Road was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, according to police. He was placed under a $2,000 unsecured bond.

Allah Bright, 17, of Clio, South Carolina, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies. A third individual, who left the party on foot, was later cited by the N.C. Highway Patrol for carrying a weapon.


LAURINBURG — A customer at Walmart reported that someone stole her purse on Friday, according to police. When the purse was recovered, a Nokia cell phone and an identification card were missing.

LAURINBURG — A customer at McDonald’s reported the theft of a Samsung Galaxy phone on Friday, according to police.


LAURINBURG — A breaking and entering and larceny was reported at a home on Biggs Street on Friday, according to police. A refrigerator, a stove, and copper wire were reported stolen.

LAURINBURG — A pair of vehicles parked on the 500 block of Turnpike Road were broken into on Friday, according to police. $500 in cash was reported stolen.


LAURINBURG — Ned’s Pawn Shop reported on Sunday that someone attempted to break in by throwing a cement block through the front window.