Jacksonville police looking for man in Whiz Mart theft


JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Jacksonville Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred on October 2 at the Whiz Mart located at 908 N. Marine Blvd.

Officers described the subject as a black male with short hair in his late 20’s to mid 30’s. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a yellow collared shirt with blue jeans and tan shoes. He left the area on foot headed toward the area of Elizabeth Street, according to officers.

The department asks anyone with information to contact Detective Vincent Waddell at 910-938-5034 or vwaddell@jacksonvillenc.gov or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information that is determined to be deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES) Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.

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