Edgecombe County Sheriffs Office arrests break in suspects

PRESS RELEASE


On 05/25/20, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a Breaking/Entering and Larceny at a residence on Temperance Hall Rd. A report was filed

. On 05/27/20, Detectives learned of a subject trying to sell one of the stolen firearms from this break-in. Detectives performed an undercover buy of the firearm and then seized the residence. A search was performed, finding another piece of stolen property from the break-in.

Detectives arrested Esteban Cruz Jr. and James Wesley Sessoms Jr. at the scene. Detectives are still examining digital evidence and will be reaching out to people who bought other stolen items from Cruz. We are asking that anyone in possession of this property, or who may know of its whereabouts, call our office and ask for Detective Horton at 252-641-7911.


Esteban Cruz Jr. DOB- 02/07/95 269 Calhoun Rd. Rocky Mount Breaking and/or Entering, Larceny of a Firearm, Larceny After Break/Enter, Felony Conspiracy, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Possess Stolen Firearm, Obtain Property by False Pretense $55,000 bond


James Wesley Sessoms Jr. DOB- 04/19/97

924 Pitt Rd. Rocky Mount

Breaking and/or Entering, Larceny of a Firearm, Larceny After Break/Enter, Felony Conspiracy $15,000 bond


CRUZ

SESSOMS

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