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Man with multiple warrants found in closet

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NEWPORT, N.C. - Police arrested Desmond Bennett, 25, at the Tower Apartments Complex in Newport.

Newport Police were in the apartment complex investigating a report of suspicious activity when they saw Bennett. He then ran away from police officers. He was found hiding inside a closet in a unit within the apartment complex.

Officers immediately took Bennet into custody, and brought him to the Carteret County Magistrates Office. Bennett had multiple unserved warrants for drug and motor vehicle violations in Carteret and Craven Counties, as well as resisting a public officer.

He was also wanted by the NC Department of Community Corrections for being a Probation Absconder. He was taken to Carteret County Jail on a $27,000.00 secured bond.

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