Lenoir County officers arrest burglary suspect

POSTED: 9:38 PM Feb 26 2014
KINSTON -

Lenoir County deputies have arrested a teenager they say broke into a home and stole several items.

Eighteen-year-old Chandler Smith faces charges including second degree burglary and larceny after breaking and entering.

Sheriff Chris Hill says his officers arrested Smith near Green Acres Mobile Home Park.

A man reported two people running from his home when he arrived there about 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

The suspects allegedly ransacked the home, taking a rifle, ammo, and electronics-- 17 items in all.

The search for the second suspect continues.