Funeral Book Stolen During Break-In

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a residential break-in where thieves took some unusual items.

On July 11th, a resident on Bentonville Road in the Bentonville community outside of Four Oaks reported that between 12:00 Noon and 3:15pm someone broke into her home and stole a funeral home visitation book and 3 copies of death certificates belonging to their relative. A wood box valued at $15 and some coins in the box were also taken.

Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell said deputies found evidence where the rear door to the home was pried open.

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