Greenville man facing breaking and entering charges

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A Greenville man has been arrested for his part in one breaking and entering and is suspected of another.

Deputies say they responded to an alarm call at a mobile home dealership on US 264 for the second time in less than a week on December 28th.

When deputies arrived they found that one of the homes had been broken into and that a stove and refrigerator had been taken from the home and left outside before the suspects abandoned the theft and ran away before deputies got there.

According to deputies, they were able to determine that 54-year-old Gilbert Hedgepeth of Greenville was one of the people responsible for the break-ins and issued warrants charging Hedgepeth with two counts of breaking and entering and attempted felony larceny.

On February 7th, deputies say that they responded to a call at a home on Porter Road after someone threw a brick through a window.

Deputies determined that Hedgepeth was also a suspect in that crime and arrested him a short time later walking down Porter Road nearby.

Hedgepeth was served for the warrants from December and was taken to the Pitt County Jail where he is being held under a $20,000 secured bond.

No charges have been filed for the brick that was thrown through the window.