Man Charged With Stealing Windows From Home

CLAYTON – A 23 year-old man has been charged with stealing items from a new home under construction in Johnston County.  The property, owned by Gray Wolf Homes of Cleveland Road, Garner, is located on Ashpole Trail near Clayton.

On July 15th, a company representative discovered nine windows were missing from the home.  On July 22nd, three additional windows were discovered missing.

Following an investigation by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office,  Carlos Uriel Leon Martinez, of Farrah Drive, Garner was charged with two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of larceny, and two counts of possession of stolen property.  During questioning, Martinez allegedly admitted to stealing the windows.

The stolen items were valued at $2,500.

Martinez was arrested July 23rd and confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $60,000 secured bond.