Monday, April 22, 2024

Two teens arrested for breaking and entering vehicles

HAMPSTEAD – Two teen-agers were arrested Friday in Hampstead on multiple charges of breaking and entering into a motor vehicle and related charges.  Pender County sheriff’s deputies are in search of a third teen suspected to be involved in the same break-ins.

Solace Ulysses Walsh, 16, and Jeffrey Thomas Head, 18, were arrested after an investigation into the crimes, which happened between July 20 and Sept. 4.

Walsh has been charged with 17 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles, 14 counts of misdemeanor larceny, two counts of felony larceny, and one count of larceny of a firearm.

Head has been charged with 22 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles, 18 counts of misdemeanor larceny, three counts of felony larceny, and one count of larceny of a firearm.

Officers also have a warrant out for Kody Lee Flansburg, 18 of Voorheesville, N.Y.  He faces the following charges: 22 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles, 18 counts of misdemeanor larceny, five counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, three counts of felony larceny, and one count of larceny of a firearm.

Police say all three collaborated in the thefts. Items stolen from the vehicles include money, electronics, navigation systems and a firearm.  The total value of the stolen items is unknown at this time.

Walsh is being held at the Pender County Jail on a $50,000 bond.  Head is being held at the New Hanover County Jail on a $55,000 bond.

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