Sunday, August 14, 2022

Man arrested for attempting to safe crack Walmart register

WILMINGTON — A man from Burlington, N.C., was taken into custody on Wednesday after trying to break into a register at a local Walmart.

Officers responded to a report at 3:40 p.m. about a man using a crowbar to crack open a cash register. Upon arrival to the Wilmington store on Sigmon Road, the police found 52-year-old Bradly Farrar still inside.

Farrar was charged with attempted safe cracking and concealment of merchandise. Police said Farrar also was a suspect in other similar incidents in Walmarts across the region.

He was given a $5,000 secured bond.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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