Two arrested following armed robbery

Published 3:12 pm Thursday, March 18, 2021

Two individuals have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at Captain Bucks Convenient Store on Feb. 25. 

Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office have charged Quenton Gibbs, 24, of Fairfield with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count of second degree kidnapping in connection with the Feb. 25 robbery. La’nya Werts, 18, of Swan Quarter has been charged with one count of felony accessory after the fact.  

Both Gibbs and Wertz were arrested on March 17, 2021 in Hyde County by members of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit, criminal investigations division, the Hyde County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville Police Department’s violent fugitive apprehension team. Gibbs is being held on a $70,000 secured bond while Werts was released on a $25,000 secured bond. Both may be facing further charges in this case.