Suspect Caught With Stolen Property, JCSO Says

Detectives arrested a suspect and recovered stolen property reportedly taken from the Cleveland community. The 40 year-old victim reported July 2nd around 1:30am, someone stole an enclosed utility trailer containing numerous items from behind a business on Cleveland Crossing Drive, Garner.

The theft was caught on a surveillance camera. With the help of the surveillance photos, 29 year-old Ryan Harvey Kennedy of Cary, NC was located on July 8th on Highway 210 near McGee’s Crossroads and arrested.

Johnston County sheriff’s detectives said Kennedy had stolen property that had been inside the enclosed trailer in his possession at the time of his arrest. The trailer was located a few miles away and returned to the owner.

Kennedy was also wanted for absconding from probation and on outstanding warrants in Wake County. He was confined in the Johnston County Jail on a $310,000 secured bond.