3 charged after man found in Red Springs field ‘with multiple injuries,’ deputies say

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Amanda Locklear, 23, of Pembroke (left), Juan Acevedo, 28, of Fairmont (middle), Johnny Ross, 19, of Fairmont (right). Courtesy- Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

RED SPRINGS, NC (WBTW) – The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office says three people have been charged after a man was found injured in a field.

Deputies responded to the 100 block of San Marina Drive in Red Springs on May 4 “in reference to a male yelling for help in a field area,” the sheriff’s office says. Upon arriving, deputies found a 24-year-old man in the field “with multiple injuries.” The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment and is recovering.

Investigators were provided with a description of a vehicle for the suspects, the sheriff’s office also says. This vehicle was found on McQueen Road in Red Springs.

The sheriff’s office adds property belonging to the victim, a firearm, fentanyl, ecstasy pills, Xanax pills and marijuana was found and seized during the investigation.

Three people were arrested in the case:

  • Amber Locklear, 23, of Pembroke
  • Juan Acevedo, 28, of Fairmont
  • Johnny Ross, 19, of Fairmont
Amanda Locklear, 23, of Pembroke (left), Juan Acevedo, 28, of Fairmont (middle), Johnny Ross, 19, of Fairmont (right). Courtesy- Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

All three face charges including:

  • felony conspiracy
  • robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries
  • maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance
  • possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a scheduled II controlled substance
  • possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a scheduled IV controlled substance
  • possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver MDA/MDMA
  • misdemeanor possession of marijuana

Locklear, Acevedo and Ross were booked in to the Robeson County Detention Center and each given a $260,000 secured bond.

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