Man wanted in multiple counties arrested in Onslow County

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Jack Joseph Pekkala has been located and arrested by Onslow County Sheriff’s Office on Mar. 27th.

Onslow County Sheriff’s Office and Carteret County Sheriff’s Office have been searching for Pekkala since early March for the questioning of a stolen SUV and for robbing Moe’s Mart in Mayesville. 

The stolen SUV was located in Croatan National Forest on Mar. 26th burned. Investigation of the car lead them to Pekkala.

Pekkala was charged with Robbery with a firearm/dangerous weapon, second degree kidnapping and possession of a stolen vehicle.

He is currently being held in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond. 

Previous Story (03/26/18)

A man is wanted for questioning in the theft of an SUV from North Shore Auto Sales in Cedar Point, authorities said.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office said that the subject may be driving a 2006 Silver Hyundai Tucson with a false license plate.

If you have any information contact detective Derek Moore at 252-726-1911 or the Carteret County Crime Stoppers at 252-725-INFO (4636).

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