Two charged in Leland home invasion

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By Staff Report

Deputies arrested two people accused of robbing and holding someone against her will at a Leland residence Tuesday, Dec. 3.


Steven Isaha Evans, 21, of Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington, and Courtney Briona Jacobs, 20, of Hawks Nest Drive in Leland, were arrested Wednesday, Dec. 4, and each charged with second-degree kidnapping, felony breaking and entering, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to a Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Arrest warrants show Evans, a known gang member, and Jacobs used a shotgun to threaten the woman at the home on Moss Court and steal a PlayStation3 and money from her.

Evans and Jacobs are each being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under $100,000 bail.