Suspect caught on video in Kinston store break-in arrested

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – The Craven County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man Kinston police said broke into the Metro PCS store on West Vernon Avenue in Kinston.

Shawn Skeens, 44, was taken into custody at 1910 Dover Fort Barnwell Road in Dover. Skeens was charged with breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny and misdemeanor possession of stolen property.

He was placed in the Craven County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond.

He has an April 3 court date in Lenoir County.

The Kinston Police Department had asked the public’s help identifying Skeens after they said he was caught on video at the store.


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