31-year-old John Lee Griffin of Ivey Lane and 35-year-old Acquilla Booze Cain of Kennedy Court in Statesville were arrested by Granite Falls Police Officers yesterday (May 16). Both suspects were charged with single felony counts of second-degree kidnapping and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Griffin was also charged with speeding 15 mph over the speed limit, driving while license revoked, and three counts of failure to appear.
Both suspects were placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center with bond set for Cain at $100,000, secured, while Griffin was given a $219,500 secured bond. Griffin was scheduled to appear in District Court yesterday. A District Court appearance for Cain was scheduled for May 20.