GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Two people deputies said broke into the patrol car of a Pitt County Sheriff’s Office detective in September were arrested Wednesday.
Demitrius Barrett, 23, and Jarius Brown, 17, both of Greenville were charged with breaking into the vehicle. They also face a number of drug charges.
The detective was off duty and at home when Barrett and Brown broke into locked trunk and took a rifle, a shotgun, a taser, a handheld radio and a ballistic vest, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The Sheriff’s Office said all items except the radio have been recovered.
Barrett was given a $1,025,000 bond and Brown was given a $1,015,000 bond.