Arrest made in 2007 jewelry store break in


First Posted: 1/15/2009

An investigation into the break-in of a local Red Springs jewelry store that took place in May 2007 where at least two assailants apparently backed a small pickup truck into the store’s front glass, door has resulted in the arrest of a Maxton man.
Patrick Kelly Scott, 28, of the 100 block of Treasure Drive in Maxton, was arrested in Hoke County on Tuesday, March 18, when lawmen, after receiving a break-in call, and found him at the scene.
According to Red Springs Police Chief Troy McDuffie, a computer check revealed that Mr. Scott had several outstanding warrants on him. He apparently had been sought in connection with the break-in of McNeill’s Jewelry store in the Red Springs Commons Shopping Center.
Scott has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny, and possession of stolen property and he was incarcerated in the Robeson County Detention Center in Lumberton under a $10,000.00 bond.
According to an article that appeared in the May 23, 2007, edition of The Red Springs Citizen, a

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