WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) — The two suspects wanted in a string of robberies in Washington have been captured.
Washington Police Chief Stacy Drakeford said Timothy Pope was arrested by members of the Washington Police Department and the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force on Thursday. The other suspect, Milaya Bailey, was arrested by members of the Greenville Police Department last weekend.
Pope and Bailey were wanted in the robberies of the Speedway on West 5th Street on May 9 and the H&K Mart on Carolina Avenue on May 18.
The US Marshal Service was also looking for Pope due to sex offender and probation violations.
Pope has been charged with Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon. He was previously charged in Beaufort County with Assault on a Female and in Pitt County, for Fail to Notify change of Address//Sex Offender, Hit and run serious injury struck a cyclist, Possession of marijuana, RDO, Speeding Probation Violation. He has also failed to appeared in court 5 times in different counties.
Pope is being held under a $789,000 secured bond.