Teen shooting suspect arrested again

Staff report

A Rockingham teen accused in May of shooting someone during an argument in Hamlet was arrested again Sunday, charged this time with breaking and entering into a church on Eason Drive in Rockingham.

Jacob Trey McKenzie

Jacob Trey McKenzie

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies said they arrived to see a white male running from the building. Jacob Trey McKenzie, 17, of West Eason Drive, was arrested a short distance away. It was discovered that McKenzie had broken into the church but had not taken anything.

McKenzie was charged with breaking and entering into a place of worship and injury to real property. He was placed in Richmond County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond.

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  • Mark Joplin

    I am sure that his previous release dictated conditions of release. One of which was to obey the law. So explain to me how he AGAIN deserves Bond. OH I see so he AGAIN violate the security of the community.

  • anonimous

    I knew trey growing up he has taken a turn nobody exspected I mean just 8th grade the guy wouldn’t harm a fly… I’m not defending him BC he deserves to be punished for his crimes but something had to change for him to just actlike this all the sudden

  • http://peedeepost.com Trucker

    @ anonymous. Do you think drugs may have had something to do with it?

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