Business Break-Ins Could Be Connected

Police are investigating three business break-ins that were discovered hours apart.  The break-ins happened late-Monday night or early-Tuesday morning at the Vazquez Law Firm at 612 S. Brightleaf Boulevard, Ready Mix Concrete at 502 W. Market Street, and Whitley Grocery & Supply at 484 W. Market Street in Smithfield.

Smithfield Police Captain R. Sheppard said entry was made into Vasquez Law and Ready Mix Concrete, however the suspect was unsuccessful in gaining entry at Whitley Grocery.

Captain Sheppard said detectives have a person of interest and could file charges in the case in a matter of days.

An undetermined amount of money was taken in the break-in at Vazquez Law.