Chocowinity man arrested for stealing, scrapping metal - WNCT

Chocowinity man arrested for stealing, scrapping metal

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CHOCOWINITY, N.C. -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Chocowinity man for stealing copper and steel.

On June 17, 2013 deputies responded to a report of theft of copper welding leads and two stainless steel exhaust headers from a residence in Pinetown.

As a result of an investigation deputies arrested Jon Michael Millaway, 22, of Chocowinity, after he sold the stolen items to a local recycling business. Millaway is charged with two counts of larceny after breaking and entering and two counts of obtaining property by false pretense. Millaway was arrested by the Sheriff's Office on June 29th. He was transported to the Magistrate's Office where he was released on a $10,000.00 unsecured bond.

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