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Kinston man arrested in stolen car charged with Sneads Ferry break-in

A Kinston man has been arrested after the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office said he tried to break into a Sneads Ferry Business. 

William Bennett Jr., 24, faces a number of breaking and entering charges. 

Deputies responded to a report of an attempted break-in at the Bayside Thrift Store in Sneads Ferry on June 17.

Surveillance video showed a white man trying to enter the store after it was closed.

An investigation led deputies to identify Bennett as the suspect, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office said Bennett was arrested Thursday in Wayne County driving a stolen vehicle.

He is being held in the Wayne County jail under a $15,000 bond. 

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