Update: Man Wanted On Gun Theft & Safe Cracking Charges Caught

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says Christopher Wilson was arrested in Greenville around 2:15 this morning.

Someone recognized Wilson as being wanted and notified a Greenville Police Officer that he was inside a club. Wilson has already been taken back to Carteret County this morning where he is in jail under an $85,000 bond.

His first court appearance will be this morning. Wilson was wanted for stealing guns from a house in Morehead City, and for safecracking.

Original Story:

A Greenville man is wanted in Carteret County on gun theft and safe cracking charges.

Deputies say Christopher "C.J." Wilson is accused of breaking to a Morehead City home in July and stealing five guns and safe cracking.

Authorities say the 21-year-old Wilson should be considered armed.

He is 5'9" tall, weighs 155 pounds, has brown eyes and a tattoo of a cross on his forearm.

If you know where Wilson is you're urged to call the Carteret County Sheriff's Office at 252-504-4800.

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