Deputies make arrests in area break-ins
Two arrests were made in connection to two reports of break-ins, one at 1735 Helmstetler Road and the other at 735 Ruff Leonard Road, both in Lexington.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office received the first report on April 18. The second incident is believed to have occurred between April 21 and May 11. In both incidents, deputies were able to recover part of the stolen property.
Charged in connection to the reports were Christopher Ray Barnes, 24, of 3799 S. N.C. Hwy. 150, Lot 29 in Lexington, and Jessica Danielle Gobble, 24, of the same address.
Each was charged with two counts of felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, obtaining property by false pretence and misdemeanor injury to real property. In addition, Barnes was arrested for an unrelated incident and is in the Rowan County Detention Center with a $50,000 secured bond.
Gobble was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond. Barnes and Gobble have a court date of June 25.
MAN CHARGED IN MULTIPLE BREAK-INS
Reports of two break-ins into a church and several residential break-ins led the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office to an arrest.
According to a press release, the sheriff’s office responded to a break-in April 14 at Currytown Baptist Church in the Arcadia community. Two days later, the church was broken into for a second time.
During the investigation, deputies linked break-ins at Unified Communications and an outbuilding and barn on Circle Drive. Deputies also linked break-ins of vehicles.
Some stolen items were recovered.
In connection to the reports, Tony Mabe of 592 Circle Drive in Lexington was charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of breaking and entering to a place of worship, 10 counts of breaking and entering to motor vehicles, five counts of larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, two counts of felony larceny, two counts of misdemeanor larceny, and two counts of damage to real property.
Mabe was arrested without incident and placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond. His court date is July 2.
A drug investigation at 293 Regina Drive in Thomasville led to the May 8 arrest of Thomas Jordan Williams, 19, of the same address.
The investigation was conducted by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit.
Williams was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to a press release, Williams was found in possession of 14 individually packaged bags of marijuana, digital scales, glass jars that contained marijuana, and a glass smoking pipe. Approximately 15 grams of marijuana was seized from the residence.
Williams was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $2,000 secured bond pending a court date of May 28.