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Police identify homicide suspect


Homicide suspect identified

Doral Watson Jr., 29, was shot and killed early Sunday (10/8) in northwest Charlotte.

The shooting was reported at 6:43 a.m. in the 9200 block of Trinity Road. Watson died at the scene. Police gave no information about a suspect or potential motive.


Robbery suspect arrested

Police on Saturday arrested a 30-year-old man and charged him with twice robbing a Circle K store in the 7000 block of E. WT Harris Boulevard.

CMPD identified the suspect as Jamsie Jenkins.

According to police, Jenkins robbed the store on Oct. 3 and then again on Oct. 6. Surveillance footage confirmed that the same suspect committed both robberies, police said.

Jenkins was arrested after an officer in the Hickory Grove Division saw a black man who matched the suspect’s description looking into the window of the same store, according to a CMPD spokeswoman. Jenkins was charged with two counts of common law robbery.


Police make homicide arrest

Homicide detectives on Friday arrested and charged a 30-year-old man with murder in connection with a killing that happened Sept. 28 in northwest Charlotte.

CMPD identified the suspect as Reginald Bernard Wilson. He was charged with killing 31-year-old Jonathan Dominique Cauthen, who was shot and killed in the 2200 block of Catherine Simmons Avenue.

In addition to the murder charge, Wilson also was charged with possession of a firearm by felon.

Anyone with information about any of the above incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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