Teen Charged With Breaking Into Teacher's Home

A teenager is accused of going on a break-in spree, with one of the victims being his teacher's home in Martin County.

Jonathan Nielsen is charged with six felonies for breaking and entering.

Williamston police say the teacher's home was burglarized March 20th. Their investigation lead them to Nielsen and after searching his home they not only found the teacher's laptop and X-box, but items from other break-ins in the same neighborhood.

The 17-year-old is in jail on a $10,000 secured bond and has an April 8th court date.


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  • by USEYOURBRAIN Location: MARTIN COUNTY on May 8, 2009 at 09:57 AM
    THIS PERSON HAS A MIND OF HIS OWN, BUT DIDN'T USE IT. HE COULD HAD GOT KILLED.
  • by Sonny Location: Williamston on Apr 23, 2009 at 03:45 PM
    This child goes to my child's school and I have to say I see why Jamesville and Beargrass are protesting not go to his school.
  • by Vickie Location: Williamston on Apr 2, 2009 at 07:09 PM
    I was so sad when I heard about this, why would he do such a thing?
  • by Michelle Location: Martin County on Apr 2, 2009 at 05:22 AM
    I am praying for him and his family. We all have made mistakes, especially as teens and I hope and pray that he will realize now that the path that he chose doesn't lead to anything good and will turn around to a positive path for his life from now on. God Bless you all as you struggle through this. The pains of the heart are so heavy, especially when it involved your children.
  • by Sherri Location: Williamston on Apr 1, 2009 at 07:54 PM
    This boy really does have a good family. I hate that something like this has happened.
  • by Ex girlfriend Location: Martin County on Mar 31, 2009 at 09:48 AM
    He deserves every bit of it and i hope he learns from these mistakes...in jail.
  • by Saddend Location: Williamston on Mar 31, 2009 at 08:56 AM
    Know the teen this was just like him but im sorry. Ill be praying for his family and him.
  • by Concerned Location: Martin County on Mar 31, 2009 at 07:42 AM
    Know the teacher; know the family that this boy belongs to & know the neighborhood very well. You would never expect it from this family if you knew them. So sad.
  • by Martin County Pride Location: Williamston on Mar 31, 2009 at 07:38 AM
    Bad boys, bad boys, what ya gonna? What ya gonna do when the PD comes alookin' for you? Kudos to Williamston PD. People were really getting frustrated, but once again . . .crime doesn't pay. When will they learn?
  • by StandforSomething on Mar 30, 2009 at 03:32 PM
    Great work WPD. All of your efforts are making your community just a little bit safer tonight. Way to go!
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