Two from Hyde arrested on charges related to Pantego robbery

Published 7:35 pm Thursday, March 18, 2021

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Two people from Hyde County have been arrested on charges related to the robbery of a Pantego convenience store.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office reported that after receiving multiple Beaufort County Crime Stoppers tips, BCSO investigators charged Quenton Gibbs, 24, of Fairfield, with one count each of robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping in the February 25 robbery of Captain Buck’s Convenient Store in Pantego. BCSO also reported that La’nya Werts, 18, of Swan Quarter, has been charged with one count of felony accessory after the fact.

BCSO reported that both Gibbs and Wertz were arrested on March 17, 2021 in Hyde County by members of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, Criminal Investigations Division, the Hyde County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville Police Department’s Violent Fugitive Apprehension Team.

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Gibbs is being held on a $70,000 secured bond, while Werts was released on a $25,000 secured bond. Both may be facing further charges in this case, according to BCSO.



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