Water tank shooter apprehended

Staff report

Authorities used a Richmond County Crime Stoppers tip to help apprehend a Hamlet man suspected of shooting a Richmond County government water tank.

Trent Dean Maynor

Trent Dean Maynor

Trent Dean Maynor, 21, of Pear Drive, is suspected of shooting a hole in the bottom of the tank, located along Oak Ridge Church Road in Hamlet.. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report indicates the incident occurred between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Monday. Authorities also believe Maynor is responsible for shooting out two glass windows on a North Carolina Department of Transportation-owned tractor.

The damage to the water tank is estimated to be $5,000, with an estimated damage to the DOT tractor of more than $200. Maynor was charged with injury to personal property and contaminating water via first-degree trespassing.

Maynor was ordered  held in Richmond County Jail on $40,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear on June 18 in Richmond County District Court.

 

 

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