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Ayden man arrested in connection to Grifton B&E

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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Ayden man in connection to a Craven County breaking and entering.

On July 12, the Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested James Earl Bostic, 54, of Ayden and charged him with Possession of firearm by felon among other charges.

The Craven County Sheriff's Office contacted the PCSO with information regarding a breaking and entering that occurred in Grifton.

The owner, who now lives out of town, returned on June 20th to find that his barn had been broken into and numerous power tools were missing.  He installed a camera system in an attempt to identify any returning thieves.

The suspect was filmed returning to the property and loading items into his vehicle on two other occasions.  The camera also captured the license plate number of the vehicle belonging to Bostic.

Many items were covered from Bostic's address including a blue trailer, several construction ladders, a pool ladder, a pool pumping system, a fire pit, power tools, a generator, a Pioneer surround sound system and two shotguns.

Bostic is in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $125,000 secured bond.

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