Police: Man surrenders after being given a turkey sandwich and cigarettes

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- A man surrendered to authorities after barricading himself in a home for hours Sunday morning.

He asked for a pack of cigarettes and a turkey sandwich and came out after the police chief brought it to him.

Darryl Hester Jr., 54

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Fayetteville police responded to a a report of a burglary around 1:20 a.m. in the 2800 block of Maffitt Court. Police said Darryl Reed Hester Jr. broke into a residence and was confronted by the people inside.

As he left, he fired a round from a pistol into the ground. He then went into a house in the 2800 block of Morganton Road. Police were called and officers surrounded the house and tried to make contact with Hester.

At around 2:30 p.m. Hester surrendered to authorities without further incident. He was charged with first degree burglary, breaking and entering a residence, larceny of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He is from Bladen County and police said this is the fourth time he has been involved in a situation like this.

Hester was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $200,000 bond.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective K. Rieves with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910)-237-9382 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).
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