Break-In Reported At NC DOT

A break-in was discovered Monday morning at the NC Department of Transportation at 2861 Highway 70 West, Smithfield.  A NC DOT employee discovered a storage building had been broken into between  Sunday night and Monday morning.

Five chainsaws, two backpack blowers and a pole saw were stolen. The equipment was valued at $3,500.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.