Third Break-In Reported At South Johnston High School

FOUR OAKS – The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a third break-in at South Johnston High School. The latest incident was discovered at 11:18pm Wednesday, January 5th. Deputies responded to a burglar alarm and discovered forced entry had been made into the school. The suspect(s) damaged an exterior window and interior door. Damage was estimated at $1,300.

At 11:11pm Sunday, January 2nd deputies discovered a break-in after responding to a burglar alarm. $325 was reported stolen from the front office after it had been ransacked.

On Wednesday, December 29th, several school rabbits were released from their enclosure during a 1:00am break-in. The rabbits were found in the same room unharmed and returned to their enclosure. Several teachers’ desks had been ransacked and items thrown on the floor.

Sheriff’s investigators have not said if the three break-ins are connected.