Police: Bethel man busted for break-ins

POSTED: 1:56 PM Dec 17 2012   UPDATED: 4:12 PM Dec 17 2012

A Pitt County man is arrested in connection with a residential break-in.
Mitchell Dean Wooten, 27 years old, of Bethel, was arrested on December 7, 2012 and charged with one count of felony attempted breaking and entering for an incident in the Westpointe Drive area following the break-in of a residence there.  At the time of his arrest, he was also served with additional warrants.
Further investigation by Detective McKnight of the Grenville Property Crimes Unit resulted in Wooten being charged with five additional break-ins to residential units in the Westpointe Drive area.   The investigations are still ongoing.

Wooten is still in the Pitt County Detention Center under an $116,000.00 secured bond.