NEWTON GROVE – The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a suspect who broke into several vehicles in a church parking lot.
The incident happened on Wednesday, April 27th at Hood’s Grove Baptist Church at 677 Hood’s Grove Church Road, Newton Grove, in southern Johnston County.
The suspect entered or tried to enter several cars looking for items to steal. One church member later reported their purse was stolen. Surveillance video captured the suspect arriving in a Cadillac, enter the cars, then leave in his Cadillac without being noticed.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Detective W. McGee at the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.