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Fayetteville Police announce arrest of man wanted on 17 warrants


Officers and Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT), Gang Unit, and members of the United States Marshals Service have located and arrested Zhivargo K. Jenkins (B/M, 41 years of age), who was wanted for seventeen (17) outstanding warrants for arrest and orders for arrest.

Jenkins was located along the 1200 block of Thelbert Drive during the evening hours of January 14, 2019 and was taken in to custody without incident. He was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center where he is currently being held on a $436,000 secured bond.

He is charged with the following:

*Attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon
*Robbery with a dangerous weapon (two counts)
*Conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon (two counts)
*Possession of stolen property (felony) (two counts)
*Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
*Discharging a weapon into occupied property
*Trafficking in cocaine
*Possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana
*Maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances (felony)
*Possessing/selling alcoholic beverages without a permit
*Possessing/selling non-tax paid alcoholic beverages
*Manufacturing/selling/delivering/possessing a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school
*Resisting a public officer
*Simple possession of a scheduled IV controlled substance (misdemeanor)

In addition, Jenkins has an outstanding criminal summons for Assault on a Female.

On December 2, 2018 Jenkins committed a Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon by pointing a handgun at the victim and demanding the victim’s personal property. Jenkins robbed the victim of clothing, a shoulder bag, an Apple watch, an iPhone, and currency.

On December 15, 2018 Jenkins discharged a handgun into an occupied residence along the 1900 block of Seabrook Road. Officers responded and determined Jenkins also resided at the home along the 1900 block of Seabrook Road and Jenkins was not on scene when Officers arrived. While Officers were on scene they observed items consistent with the sell and delivery of illegal narcotics. Officers applied for and were granted a search warrant for the residence and as a result secured warrants charging Jenkins with Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana, Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances (Felony), and Manufacturing/Selling/Delivering/Possessing a Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a School. The residence was located within 1000 feet of E. E. Smith High School and Ferguson Easley Elementary School.

On January 3, 2019 Jenkins committed a Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon along the 100 block of Colonial Drive by pointing a handgun at the victim and demanding money. During the robbery, Jenkins shot the victim and the victim sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result.

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