Business Break-Ins Reported

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two business break-ins reported hours apart.

Early Friday morning, the Shop N Go Gas at 13569 Highway 39 North was broken into. An undisclosed amount of cash and lottery tickets were stolen, along with $300 in cigarettes according to Detective Lt. Mike Carson.  An ATM at the business was also damaged.

A short time later, a break-in was discovered at Martin’s Import Salvage at 3468 Wendell Road.  A metal safe was damaged and cash and checks were stolen.

Authorities have not said if the two break-ins are connected.

At each business, entry was made by shattering a glass door.

Anyone with information about the break-ins is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000.