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Posted on: October 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Police File Charges in Assault at Busch Gardens

Assault Suspects

On Aug. 8 at approximately 7:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a fight in progress at Busch Gardens. Three adult females had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Two victims remained on scene and were treated for minor injuries.


The investigation would identify the suspects as Christine Nicole Howard (23-years-old of Candler, NC), Elizabeth G. Marrero (27-years-old of Candler, NC) and Junika Marionette Dunn, (30-years-old of New Bern, NC).  Charges of assault and battery and felony maiming have been taken out on all three women. All three women are still at large at the time of this release.

Assault Suspects

(Pictured left to right: Christine Nicole Howard, Elizabeth G. Marrero, Junika Marionette Dunn)

If you know the whereabouts of Howard, Marrero or Dunn, please give us a call at 757-566-0112. You may also call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit tips online at Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.

Media Contact:
Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson

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