Adam Elijah Ward Wanted for 2007 Homicide

NEW HANOVER – In July, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested three in connection with the 2007 Homicide of Geoffrey Graham.

Nicholas John Matasich, 21 year old of Wilmington and Randy Travis Owens, 21 year old of Hampstead were both charged with First Degree Murder, Felony Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Attempted Robbery and First Degree Kidnapping.

Christian Dior Jones, 26 year old of Hampstead was charged with First Degree Murder, Felony Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Attempted Robbery, First Degree Kidnapping and Possession of Firearm by Felon.

Detectives are still searching for Adam Elijah Ward. Ward, wanted for First Degree Murder, Felony Conspiracy to commit armed robbery, attempted armed robbery and First Degree Kidnapping, is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Adam Elijah Ward is asked to contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 798-4260, or 911.

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212