September 5, 2023

Two Arrested After Confessing To Breaking Into Vending Machine Business

Morgan Howard

On September 2, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet Impala after noticing the license plate was covered by a bag.
The driver was identified as 24-year-old Devonta Martin of McComb.
Officers arrested him for Possession of Controlled Substance Enhanced by the Possession of a Firearm, and Traffic violations.
Deputies found two backpacks inside of the vehicle with a large amount of rolled coins and tools that could be used in a burglary.
The PCSO Criminal Investigation’s Division was notified, and Martin was interviewed.
Martin confessed to breaking into Brian’s Vendworks, Summit, MS along with 21-year-old Joshua Felder, of McComb.
Felder was a former employee of Brian’s Vendworks. Martin and Felder were booked for Burglary of a Business, and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary of a Business.
Bond for Martin was set at $30,000.00 and Felder’s was set at $50,000.00.

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