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Officers catch man wanted for shooting at motor vehicle

Trevon Tyrese Tobe Trevon Tyrese Tobe

FLETCHER — Fletcher police and the U.S. Marshals Task Force on Monday apprehended a man wanted for shooting into a vehicle on Clover Terrace Drive Friday, police said.

At 6:40 p.m., officers found the alleged shooter, Trevon Tyrese Tobe, at the Budget Motel at 196 Underwood Road in Fletcher. Tobe had been on the run since the shooting incident.

The police department, with the assistance of multiple law enforcement agencies, continued to diligently investigate the incident. Using information provided by members of the community, officers located Tobe and took him into custody without further incident or injury. Tobe was accompanied by Ladarius J. Thomas, who was also arrested and charged with harboring a fugitive.

Tobe was transported to the Henderson County Detention Center, charged with four counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count of discharging a firearm into a motorized conveyance and jailed on a $300,000 bond. 

The Fletcher Police Department thanked the U.S. Marshals Task Force, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Asheville Police Department for their assistance.