Suspect Accused Of Stealing Carport

SELMA – Felony charges have been filed against a Johnston County man accused of stealing a metal two-car carport from a rental home then selling it.  Tyler Jordan Davis, 28, has been charged with larceny, obtaining property by false pretense and conspiracy.

On July 15th, a 75 year-old man reported the $1,000 metal carport had been stolen from a rental home on Old Batten Road near Selma.  Johnston County deputies allege, Mr. Davis, a tenant dismantled the carport then sold it.

Davis was arrested July 20th on the criminal charges. He was confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $150,000 secured bond.