Arrest Made In Equipment Theft From Highway Contractor

WILSON’S MILLS – Police have arrested a Selma man they said stole equipment from a contractor working on the Highway 70 upgrade project near Swift Creek Road. 

Timothy Wayne Boyette, 38, of Selma was arrested July 22nd by Wilson’s Mills Police following an investigation.  On July 16th, a representative with Flatiron reported a construction trailer located at 347 Swift Creek Road had been broken into and approximately $1,700 in equipment was stolen. 

Police later recovered the stolen items from a Raleigh pawn shop.   

Wilson’s Mills Police Chief A.Z. Williams said Boyette was charged with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny. He was held in the Johnston County Jail.  Boyette also faces additional charges from Raleigh Police for allegedly pawning the stolen items.