Third Rash Of Car Break-In’s Reported

A home surveillance camera captures the image of a car break-in suspect entering a vehicle on the morning of August 22nd in the Willow Spring area of western Johnston County. The suspect has still not been identified.

For the third time within a month a rash of car break-ins has been reported in Johnston County.

The latest incident – involving 8 vehicles – occurred September 5th and 6th along Old Fairgrounds Road in the McGee’s Crossroads area.

Johnston County Sheriff’s Detective Lt. Mike Carson said all 8 of the vehicles had been left unlocked and in the driveways of homes.

It follows 9 car break-ins over the Labor Day Weekend in the Buffalo Creek subdivision off Thanksgiving Fire Road north of Highway 42.

Five more car break-ins were reported August 21st and 22nd along Jackson-King Road and Mt. Pleasant Road in the Willow Spring community.

Lt. Carson said in the Buffalo Creek and Willow Spring break-ins those vehicles were also left unsecured and valuables in plain sight.

No arrests have been made.