Police: 1 arrested, 1 turns self in after several break-ins reports in Wayne County


A man turned himself in to the Goldsboro police in connection to several break-ins reports in the Wayne County area, police said.

On Thursday the Goldsboro Police Department said they initiated warrants on James E. Sutton, of Goldsboro, for one count for breaking and entering and two counts for attempted breaking and entering.

 Around 4:30p.m., Sutton turned himself in at the Wayne County Magistrate’s Office and received a $6,000 bond.

He scheduled for a court appearance on May 21.


A man was arrested Monday after breaking and entering businesses in the area of Goldsboro, police said.

Austin T. Thompson, of Dudley, had warrants for one count for breaking and entering and two count for attempted breaking and entering.

On May 7, the Goldsboro Police Department said they responded to a report of a breaking and entering on East Ash Street.

An employee for the business said that an unknown suspect caused extensive damage in an attempt to steal copper piping, police said.

Police said that at the same time they were responding to the incident, the business located near the area also reported that a suspect had attempted to break into the buildings.

The Goldsboro Police Department Criminal Investigations division said they started an investigation which led to Thompson’s arrest in the area of North Herman Street and Beech Street.

He was sent to the Wayne County Jail under a $5,000 bond.

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