Second suspect in Pitt County break-in turns himself in

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The second suspect in a Pitt County break-in from earlier this year has turned himself in, deputies say.

According to Pitt County deputies, 20-year-old Jashmir Person-Barnhill of Greenville turned himself in at the Pitt County magistrate’s office on February 5th after being charged in a break-in that happened early last month.

Deputies say that Person-Barnhill, along with 24-year-old Anthony Maye of Ayden, broke into the Country Fare Store on Barrus Construction Road in the early morning of January 2nd.

According to deputies, they went to the store around 5 a.m. January 2nd and found the glass broken out of the front door. They say that lottery tickets, coins, and tobacco products had been stolen from the store.

When deputies watched the video footage of the break-in they said that they saw multiple people enter the store through a broken door, and that they later identified those people as Maye and Person-Barnhill.

Both men were charged with breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.

Deputies say that Maye turned himself in on January 8th at the Pitt County jail and was released after posting a $5,000 secure bond. Person-Barnhill was released after posting a $10,000 secured bond.

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