Man faces charges of stealing more than 2,000 gallons of gasoline

From staff reportsAugust 10, 2012 

— A Raleigh man was charged Friday with stealing more than 2,000 gallons of gasoline from a station in Raleigh and one in Fuquay-Varina on two days in June.

William Evans Jr., 44, of 600 Hilltop Drive in Raleigh turned himself in at the Wake County Detention Center on Hammond Road after his attorney asked for a court order granting him bond of no more than $4,000. Evans has no criminal record and lives in the area, attorney C. Melody Edwardo wrote.

Fuquay-Varina police charged in their arrest warrant that Evans made off with 1,900 gallons of gasoline, worth $5,177, from the Buy & Go station at 1133 Old Honeycutt Road on June 21.

Raleigh police charged that on June 16, Evans stole 350 gallons of gasoline from a Costco store at 2838 Wake Forest Road. The value was put at $1,000.

Neither agency listed details of how they believe the gas was taken, and detectives were unavailable Friday evening.

According to papers filed with the arrest warrants, Evans’ bond was set at $1,000.

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