On Saturday January 22, 2011, officers of the Henderson Police Department Patrol Division responded to Food Lion, 1650 N. Garnett Street in response to a larceny.
Officers determined that four packs of beef ribs had been removed from the premises and had not been paid for. A description of two individuals was provided as well as a description and license number of the suspect vehicle.
Later that afternoon, Officer J. Macialek spotted the suspect vehicle on Beckford Drive and initiated a vehicle stop. Macialek recognized the suspects from video footage provided during the investigation.
John Junior Haywood, 54, of 647 W. Rock Spring Street in Henderson, North Carolina and Robin Davis, 44, of 2065 Francis Avenue in Henderson, North Carolina were taken into custody. Haywood was charged with aiding and abetting a larceny and driving with a revoked license. He was released after posting a $300 secured bond. Davis was charged with one count of misdemeanor larceny. She was released after posting a $300 bond.
John Junior Haywood
Both Haywood and Davis have extensive criminal histories. Haywood’s history dates back prior to 1981. Haywood has been charged with larceny and shoplifting related offenses 48 times and has been convicted 39 times.
Davis’ history dates back 25 years. Davis has been charged with larceny and shoplifting related offenses 54 times and has been convicted 36 times.
Both individuals have convictions in Durham, Vance, Franklin, Halifax, Person, Wake and Nash counties.
Members of the Henderson Police Department have contact local representatives to lobby the state legislature to develop a habitual misdemeanor larceny statute similar to what is already on the books in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Henderson Police Department encourages members of the community to contact their representatives with their support for the proposed bill.