BENSON – Johnston County deputies say a man attempted to sell stolen property belonging to Johnston County Public Schools. A citizen saw the Facebook listing and notified authorities.
Clinton Keith Barefoot, 29, of Bend of the River Road, Dunn is charged with felony attempting to obtain property by false pretense and misdemeanor larceny.
On June 18th, Johnston County Public Schools reported a Verizon wi-fi jetpack assigned to Benson Elementary School had been listed for sale online. The photo clearly showed the phone number of Benson Elementary on the device, according to the report. The device had been assigned to a student at the school for home learning.
Barefoot was arrested June 28th and held on a $40,000 bond.
At last report, the $200 jetpack had not been recovered.