Thursday, July 10, 2014

North Carolina Fugitive Wanted for Attempted Armed Robbery in Southeast Arrested

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports Tuesday that the man wanted on a parole violation warrant from North Carolina who is suspected of committing several violent felony crimes throughout Putnam County has been arrested.

Kenneth W. DeFreitas, 29, of Willmington, North Carolina, previously from Putnam Lake, is the suspect in multiple crimes over the past two months. His alleged crime spree includes two residential burglaries in Putnam Lake, an attempted armed robbery of the A&P food store in Southeast and an armed robbery of the Putnam County National Bank in Carmel.