ELIZABETHTOWN, NC (WECT) – A man has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen property.
According to a spokesperson for the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, authorities responded to a reported break-in on Oliver Lane on Wednesday. The deputy responding to the scene noticed new tire tracks nearby, and followed them to a residence on US 701 N.
There, they found the home of 24-year-old Roman Blake Barnes. Barnes admitted to breaking into the residence through the back door, as well as taking items from the home.
Barnes currently remains in the Bladen County Jail under a $3,000 bond.
The property taken from the break-in has since been recovered.
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