B&E suspect arrested

Published 4:22 pm Sunday, April 6, 2014

GARYSBURG – An investigation into a residential break-in has led to an arrest.

Bryant Jamar High, 24, of Garysburg stands charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and possession of stolen goods following his arrest on April 3.

On March 20, the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a residential breaking and entering on Clanton Garner Trail in Garysburg. NCSO Sgt. Jimmy Pair responded and talked with the homeowner, learning that the victim came home to find that the residence had been broken into and that a TV, Kindle Fire and jars of change were missing.

NCSO Investigator Lt. Bo Deloatch was assigned the case.  During the investigation, Deloatch was able to develop a suspect, enabling him to obtain warrants for High.

On April 3,  Deloatch was able to locate High outside of Gaston and arrested him without incident.

High was given a $5,000 bond and a court date of April 7.

The investigation is ongoing in an effort to recover the stolen property.

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Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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