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Released: 9/27/2010 Who do I contact? Dan Grubb
Public Information Officer
(910) 433-1896
Fayetteville Police Department
Police, Citizens Work Together in Repeat Offender Arrests

             On Friday, 9/25/2010 at about 3am, police responded to the Northview Bowling Lanes off Ramsey Street in reference to suspects actively breaking into motor vehicles. Witnesses  followed the suspects to the KinderCare, located at 4243 Ramsey Street, where they were ultimately taken into custody by responding officers.. 


              Officers found five vehicles that had been broken into, including four at the bowling alley and one at D & M Sports Bar. 


              Arrested and charged with five counts each for B&E Motor Vehicle, two counts EACH of Larceny and two counts EACH of Possession of Stolen Property are;

  • Matthew John Milo Carsen, 26, of  711 Wisconsin Drive. In jail on $18,000 bond.
  • Darnell Ray Lewis Jr., 18, of  1404 Waterless Street. In jail on $18,000 bond.
  • Tyshawn Lamont Rich B/M, 19, of 704 Rockwood Drive. In jail on $16,500 bond

             Carsen had been arrested previously for Second Degree Burglary and was on Property Crimes radar.  Rich was wanted out of New York for Probation Violation


             Police have seen an upward trend in the number of tips they have received. However, while police appreciate the valuable tips and assistance they have received, they want to remind citizens to never approach suspects. They would prefer citizens concentrate on being good witnesses, noting important information such as suspect description, suspect vehicle description / vehicle registration, direction of travel, etc. and call 911 as soon as possible.


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