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2nd suspect apprehended in Grimesland home invasion

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GRIMESLAND, N.C. - Another suspect is behind bars in a September robbery in Grimesland.

Deputies say they arrested 23-year-old Jimmy Lee Caves of Chocowinity on Monday after finding him at a home on Celtic Drive in Greenville.

This is the second arrest in the Payton Lane incident in which it was reported that shots were fired inside the residence, which was occupied by eight people, including a ten-year-old.

Caves was charged with 8 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 4 counts of assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill, and robbery with a dangerous weapon.  He’s in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $1,050,000 secured bond.

The third suspect’s identity is still unknown.

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Deputies have apprehended one man in a home invasion in Grimesland last month.

It happened September 27 on Payton Lane.

Witnesses told a 9 On Your Side photographer at the scene that intruders broke into the home and fired shots while six people were inside, including several young children. They made off with an Xbox, wallet, and keys.

Two of the suspects were identified as 28-year-old George Herman Perry, Jr. and 23-year-old Jimmy Lee Caves. 

Perry was located at his residence on Monday and charged with Robbery with a dangerous weapon, First-Degree Burglary, Second-Degree kidnapping (8cts), AWDWIK (4cts).  He was placed in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $3 million secured bond.

Deputies say Caves, who’s from Beaufort County, is actively avoiding apprehension. He’s considered armed and dangerous.

The identity of a third suspect isn’t currently known.
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