Two men have been arrested and charged with various forms of breaking and entering, including two counts a piece for intent to commit felony larceny after a police pursuit ended in a two-car collision. Twenty-seven-year-old Brian Johnson and 23-year-old Nicolas Losito stand accused of working together to rob 34 businesses in Cary, Apex and Morrisville.
At least two men involved in a Raleigh break-in captured on video by a home security system and later posted to YouTube have been arrested and charged with burglary. The online video of the break-in has received close to 2 million views.
A North Carolina man has been charged with two theft crimes for allegedly stealing an Olympic torch used during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The 43-year-old man has been charged with felony larceny and obtaining property by false pretense.
A Virginia woman who was the personal aide for a disabled North Carolina man has been charged with several counts of fraud. The woman allegedly took out a cell phone in the disabled man's name and then charged more than $1000 in expenses.
The owner of a Pop Mart convenience store just 40 miles south of Raleigh has been accused of theft of a winning lottery ticket in order to cash it himself. He was charged last week with obtaining property by false pretense and felony larceny. The real owner of the ticket in question stands to claim nearly $90,000.The police investigation suggests the winning Carolina Cash 5 lotto ticket was purchased a few hours away from the Dunn, North Carolina Pop Mart at a different location out on the coast this past summer. The report claims a woman had bought this ticket in Carolina Beach back in August and had attempted to cash it at the Dunn Pop Mart shortly thereafter.