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Eastern North Carolina's Most Wanted: Pitt County

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GREENVILLE, N.C. -

They’ve avoided arrest, making themselves some of Eastern North Carolina’s “Most Wanted.”

For the next month, “9 on your side” is shining a spotlight on these criminals.

Each day this week and later on in November we’ll be featuring criminals from counties and cities across the East.

This Friday we’ll open the “9 on your side” phone bank and take your tips to bring Eastern North Carolina’s “Most Wanted” to justice.

Here are Pitt County’s Most Wanted:

Christopher Canfield has been wanted since April of 2004 for First Degree Kidnapping and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

"He kidnapped a female at knife point and made her drive him out into the remote areas of the county,” said Lt. Chad Suggs, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Canfield and his victim fought for the knife. The victim was cut but was able to run to a nearby house and call for help. Canfield hasn’t been seen since that night.

The following individuals are wanted in Pitt County for Failure to pay child support:

Demetrius Wrighton, 34.

Wanted Since October 2012.

Owes more than $2,000 in back child support.

Michael Wilson, 44.

Wilson has been wanted since March 2012.

He owes more than $33,000 in back child support.

Charles Godley, 32.

Godley has been wanted since October 2012.

He owes more than $4,000 in back child support.

Kartacia Gay, 25.

Gay has been wanted since March 2013 and owes more than $6,000.

James Staton AKA James Acklin, 41.

Acklin has been wanted since June of 2013 and owes more than $15,000 in back child support.

Joel Swindell, 37.

He has 5 cases with the Department of Social Services and has been wanted since July 2013.

Swindell owes more than $44,000 in back child support.

"If there's no money coming in for the kids somebody has to pay for that and that basically comes out of our tax dollars,” said Deputy Eric Todd, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.

If anyone has any information call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers: (252) 758 – 7777 OR The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office: (252) 902-2800

For more child support offenders click here: https://pittcountychildsupport.shutterfly.com/

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