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Police arrest suspect in string of business break-ins

Published On: Sep 10 2013 11:32:02 AM CDT
Updated On: Sep 10 2013 11:33:02 AM CDT
KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY -

Police have charged a man for allegedly breaking into eight Lenoir County businesses in two days.

Onslow County deputies arrested 35-year-old Earnest Dean, of Jacksonville, on Monday. He has been charged with 19 counts of breaking and entering, larceny and other charges in connection to eight break-ins in Kinston. Dean was placed in the Lenoir County Jail under a $255,000 secured bond.

Police said Dean was involved in the following break-ins:

DATELOCATIONCHARGES
Aug. 5Hwy 55 Burgers, N. Herritage StreetB/E Felony, Larceny after B/E, Safe-cracking
Aug. 5San Juan, W. Vernon AvenueB/E Felony
Aug. 5Green Basil, N. Herritage Street B/E Felony, Larceny after B/E, Safe-cracking
Aug. 5One Main Financial, Plaza Blvd. B/E Felony, Larceny after B/E, Safe-cracking 
Aug. 5House of Wang, W. Vernon Ave.    B/E Felony, Larceny after B/E, Safe-cracking 
Aug. 26Le's Nail & Spa, Hwy 70 WestB/E Felony, Larceny after B/E
Aug. 26Hwy 55 Burgers, Hwy 70 West B/E Felony, Safe-cracking
Aug. 26Edward Jones, Hwy 70 WestB/E Felony