Smithfield Man Charged With Stealing Gun During Break-In

A 24 year-old Smithfield resident is facing felony charges after being linked by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office to a break-in in the Stancil’s Chapel community outside of Kenly.

On April 3rd, a resident on Montez Court reported a 12 gauge shotgun valued at $199 had been stolen from their home during a break-in sometime between March 24th and April 3rd.

William Aaron Davis of Christina Avenue was charged April 5th with breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Bail was set at $120,000.