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Reward Notice

Contact: Corey Ray, Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

ATF Offers Reward for Information on a String of N.C. Armed Robberies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of several individuals responsible for a string of violent armed robberies in N.C. 

Since Dec. 6, 2020, there has been a string of armed robberies occurring in eastern N.C. that law enforcement authorities believe involve the same individuals. Robberies have occurred in Beaufort, Washington, Craven, Greene, Pitt, Wilson, and Hertford Counties, and have all been perpetrated by 1-3 males fitting similar descriptions and using similar vehicles and firearms. 

The suspects have targeted Dollar General, Food Lion, and Family Dollar stores. Robberies have also occurred at Pizza Hut, Walgreens, CVS, and One Main Financial. Almost all of the robberies have involved firearms being brandished during the crime. 

“In cases involving violent crime, ATF frequently partners with local law enforcement agencies to share resources and personnel to strengthen investigations,” said ATF Special Agent in Charge Vince Pallozzi. “These particular individuals are a serious threat to numerous communities and it is imperative that we end this dangerous crime spree and bring them to justice.”

Anyone with information about these robberies and the individuals involved should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-TIPS (800-283-8477). Tips can also be submitted through email at or through the ReportIt ® app. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.

Security camera footage of robbery suspects.

Security camera images of robbery suspects. First image is an individual in a red hoodie, dark pants, wearing a facemask and on holding a revolver. Second suspect in a black hoodie and dark jeans and white shoes holding a revolver. Third suspect in a dark blue jacket and a facemask in dark jeans and shoes. Fouth suspect in a dark hoodie and jeans wearing a facemask.

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