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Third suspect arrested in Walgreens ATM heists

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Mark Alan Clark Mark Alan Clark
Lindsay Sauls Lindsay Sauls
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GREENVILLE, N.C. - A man who has been on the run since September for stealing ATM's in Pitt County was arrested Thursday.

Winterville Police Chief Ryan Whillhite tells 9 On Your Side Mark Clark was taken into custody in Wilson.

Tuesday 21-year-old Lindsay Sauls was arrested and charged with harboring a fugitive. Police say Clark was staying at her Wayne County home.

Clark's brother, Shane, and another man, Christopher Hoover, have already been arrested in this case. The trio are accused of taking ATM's from a Walgreens store in Winterville and Greenville.

We're working now to learn more about Mark Clark's charges.

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A Wayne County woman has been arrested in connection with two ATM robberies at Walgreens stores in Pitt County.

21-year-old Lindsay Sauls was arrested yesterday and placed in the Pitt County Detention Center. Winterville Police say their investigation into a suspect on the run from the ATM robberies, Mark Clark. Led them to Sauls’ home in Wayne County.

With assistance from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, officers attempted to take Clark into custody but Winterville Police Chief Ryan Willhite says he got away on foot. Sauls was then arrested and charged with harboring a fugitive and accessory after the fact of a felony.

Mark Clark has been on the run since the September robberies at the Walgreens on Highway 11 in Winterville and on Greenville Boulevard. His brother, Shane, and another man, Christopher Hoover, have already been arrested in the case.

If you know where Mark Clark is call CrimeStoppers at 252-758-7777.

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Two Goldsboro brothers are being charged in the Walgreens ATM robberies from last month.

Investigators say Shane and Mark Clark participated in the September 12 break-ins with Christopher Hoover, who’s already in custody. It’s also believed that they stole a pick-up truck from a Greenville car lot to make their escape.
 
28-year-old Shane Clark has at least 27 prior arrests dating back to 2003, including charges for Felony Breaking & Entering, Breaking & Entering Motor Vehicles, Resisting Arrest, Felony Flee to Elude Arrest, and Assault.  

He’s in custody in the Wayne County jail.  
 
24-year-old Mark Clark has at least 25 prior arrests, including Damage to Property, Felony Breaking & Entering, Motor Vehicle Larceny, Breaking & Entering Motor Vehicles, and Possession of Illegal Drugs.  His arrests date back to 2005.
 
Anyone with information on Mark Clark’s whereabouts can call Greenville Police or Pitt-Greenville CrimeStoppers.

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One of the suspects in the Walgreens ATM robberies from last month is behind bars.

Greenville Police say Christopher Hoover was arrested in Florida earlier this week. Police say he was brought back to North Carolina and is now in the Pitt County Detention Center.
 
Hoover is charged with several felonies including breaking and entering and safecracking.
 
In September, Greenville Police say the 32-year-old and at least two other people broke into two Walgreens in Pitt County.  Police say they used a rope and a truck to drag the ATM's out of the stores.
 
Hoover's bond is set at $200,000.

Police say he also faces felony charges in Alamance County.

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Police are releasing new video of a robbery at a Winterville Walgreens.

Last Thursday, two suspects broke into the Walgreens on Memorial Drive and Firetower Road. It took them just a few minutes to access an ATM near the store's entrance.
     
Prior to the break-in, they were at the Walgreens on Evans and Greenville Boulevard.

Police issued a warrant for one of the suspects, 32-year old Christopher Earl Hoover of Florida. If you have any information on Hoover's whereabouts, call police.

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Greenville Police have identified one of the suspects in a Walgreens ATM robbery.

Police say the robbery happened just after 12:30a.m.on Friday. Police say 32-year-old Christopher Hoover broke in and stole the ATM from the drugstore on Greenville Boulevard near Evans Street. Police say they don’t believe Hoover acted alone and had help from at least two other men.

9 On Your Side talked to an employee there, he tells us the crooks smashed the front door and stole an ATM, in less than a minute.

Hoover faces one count of Felony Breaking & Entering, and Larceny, Possession of a stolen motor vehicle, larceny, and safecracking. Police have yet to arrest Hoover and are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call Greenville Police at (252) 329-4315.

Winterville Police are also looking for the men responsible for a similar break-in at the Walgreens on South Memorial Drive and Firetower Road.

Police say that robbery happened about an hour before the Greenville store was hit.

A store manager says the suspects pried opened the doors, wrapped a rope around the ATM's then used a Ford F350 truck to drag the machines out of the store. The store manager says the machines are bolted to the ground, but the men were able to rip it off the bolts.

On Friday, Police say they found the truck involved in the robberies at the Roadway Inn on Greenville Boulevard. Police say the truck was reported stolen from the same city in Florida where the suspect, Hoover, is from.

9 On Your Side contacted Walgreens corporate office to for a comment; however, they declined to comment.

Both stores were closed at the time of the robberies, and no injuries were reported.

Winterville Police and Greenville Police have exchanged information on the robberies, however, they would not say if the robberies were related. A store manager says he believes the same people are involved in both robberies.
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