Man broke into Goldsboro home, stole electronics, sold them at pawn shop, police say

Wayne County News

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – An 18-year-old was arrested for pawning items stolen from a Goldsboro home hours earlier, including an Xbox One Series S and Playstation 4, police said.

The report of the break-in and larceny was made on Oct. 23. The suspect, identified as Darrence Damien Warren, of Pikeville, was accused of breaking into a home on Astor Court. Police said he stole the Xbox Series One S, Playstation 4, along with a controller for each system and a Wi-Fi router.

An investigation led police to Warren. They learned he sold the items to a pawn shop less than 4 miles from the house mere hours after the break-in and subsequent larceny, a news release said.

Warren was charged with:

  • Felony breaking and entering
  • Felony larceny after breaking and entering
  • Felony possession of stolen property
  • Conspiracy to commit breaking and entering
  • Conspiracy to commit larceny after breaking and entering
  • Obtain property by false pretense

Warren was arrested on Nov. 5.

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