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Police: Family members intimidated a witness



Staff Writer


A Lincolnton woman accused of breaking into a city home early last week with her brother and another suspect again found herself behind bars on Thursday — this time with a different family member — after police said the two intimidated a witness in the case.

Officers charged Latisha Shonte Robinson, 22, of 228 Mauney Drive in Lincolnton, and her sister Teosha Kinnyata Jackson, 24, of 1007 Georgetown Rd. in Lincolnton, with one felony count of intimidating a witness.

Each woman was placed under a $20,000 secured bond.

Police initially arrested Latisha Robinson on July 9 along with her brother, Devin Lamar Robinson, 20, of 3864 Oakwood Circle in Iron Station, and Alexis Marie Oates, 23, of 230 Mauney Drive in Lincolnton, for allegedly breaking into and stealing items from a residence at 224 Mauney Drive.

 The three suspects ransacked the home before fleeing the property, detectives said.

Each suspect received one felony count of breaking and entering along with larceny after breaking and entering and conspiracy to break and enter.

Officers additionally issued Devin Robinson a charge for resisting arrest, police said.

 Detectives recovered some of the stolen items after apprehending the trio, an agency press release said.

Latisha Robinson currently remains in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the Lincolnton Housing Authority aided officers with the case.


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