Thieves Steal 3 Vehicles From Used Car Lot

ANGIER – An overnight burglary at a McGee’s Crossroads area car lot, in which three vehicles were stolen, has led to two arrests.

At approximately 4:13am Tuesday, March 22nd, two thieves reportedly broke into CarPrime Outlet LLC at 2541 Old Fairground Road in western Johnston County. The suspects broke into the office and stole the keys to three used vehicles.

The suspects fled in a Honda Civic and Scion passenger car, ramming through a gate as they left the dealership lot. Sometime later, the suspects returned and stole a Volkwagen Jetta.

The Honda Civic was recovered by Smithfield Police during a traffic stop. Joshua Ray Holt, age 33, of Quail Road, Smithfield was charged with breaking and entering, larceny of a motor vehicle, and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He also was served with outstanding warrants on unrelated charges.

Erwin Police located the Scion abandoned and recovered the car. The Jetta was found abandoned by Dunn Police and also recovered.

David Bradley Wicker, age 34, of E. First Street, Erwin, was charged with three counts of larceny of a motor vehicle, and one count of breaking and entering. He was also served with an outstanding felony warrant on for unrelated incident.

Wicker was confined in the Johnston County Jail on a $75,000 secured bond. Holt was held on a $120,000 secured bond.


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