Deputies: Man breaks into home to steal firearms, ATVs

AURORA, BEAUFORT COUNTY - A Pitt County man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a Beaufort County home.

Scottey Wright, 25, of Ayden, was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, and safe cracking. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, firearms, electronics and ATVs were reported missing from a residence on Spring Creek Road in Aurora on June 19.

One of the missing ATVs was found in a wooded area off Bonnerton Road in Edward, deputies said.

Wright was being held on $25,000 bond.

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