3 still wanted after Harkers Island armed robbery, high speed chase

HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (WNCT) – Three suspects are still wanted after a police on a chase following an armed robbery in Harkers Island.

The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office says it all started just before 7o’clock Tuesday night. Deputies were called to the Midway Mart Convenience Store on the 600 block of Island Road in reference to an armed robbery.

Investigators say the clerk reported three males robbed the store at gunpoint before leaving in a car. Deputies say the suspects got away with $1,300 in cash.

Deputies were able to quickly locate the suspects’ car on Harkers Island Road. They say the car failed to stop and led them on a fifteen mile chase into the Town of Beaufort.

The car finally came to a stop after Beaufort Police deployed stop sticks.

However, some of the suspects got away after the car came to stop on Highway 101 near Hardesty Loop Road. Two others were arrested.

The Sheriff’s Office identified the two suspects arrested as 16-year-old Brody George and 30-year-old Kimberly McLaughlin (both seen below).

brody george

kimberly mclaughlin

Deputies charged George with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery. He was taken to the Carteret County Jail and given a $100,000 bond. McLaughlin faces multiple charges including Accessory to a Felony and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery. She was taken to the Carteret County Jail and given a $125,000 bond.

George and McLaughlin made their first court appearance on Wednesday.

Investigators have identified three additional suspects as 19-year-old Adrian “AJ” Johnson, 19-year-old Trevonne Myrick, and 23-year-old D’Vonta “Gutter” Gibbs (all seen below). Deputies say warrants have been issued for the three suspects.

adrian johnson
Adrian Johnson


Trevonne Myrick


D’Vonta “Gutter” Gibbs


Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Johnson is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (252) 726-INFO.

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