GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was arrested after police said he stole various types of wire from a water pump repair store in Goldsboro.

According to the Goldsboro Police Department, Pearson Pump Sale and Service reported to officers that between Aug. 7 and Sept. 29, a suspect went onto the property and stole wire that was stored behind the business.

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On Oct. 24, the Goldsboro Police Department Investigations Division issued warrants for Justin Scott Grady, 31. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office took Grady into custody on Monday.



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Grady is charged with felony larceny, obtaining property by false pretense and possession of stolen goods.

He’s being held at the Wayne County Detention Center under a $7,500 bond.

Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at Callers will remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards for information leading to arrests of up to $500 for misdemeanors with the recovery of drugs, firearms, property, or fugitive arrests and up to $1,000 for felony arrests.