POLICE: Teen Steals Weapons Cache From Uncle

A teenager is accused of stealing a dozen guns from his uncle's home.

Justin Day of Morehead City is charged with two counts of breaking and entering and two counts of larceny of firearms.

Police say late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning the guns were found missing. The 18-year-old Day is accused of going into his uncle's home on Taylor Lane and taking the shotguns and rifles. Police say they believe Day also took another five or six guns about two months ago, that only went unnoticed when the latest weapons were found missing.

Nine of the weapons have been recovered by Morehead City police. A 10th weapon is believed to be in possession of Carteret County deputies.

Day is in jail on a $25,000 secured bond.


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  • by me Location: enc on Feb 17, 2012 at 03:56 PM
    looks real proud of himself, doesn't he. Maybe somebody just cracked a joke at the wrong time? pun intended
  • by Thinking? Location: Buttaland on Feb 17, 2012 at 02:36 PM
    What was this guy thinking? We really need to worry about our future!
  • by Lets spin the truth on Feb 17, 2012 at 01:31 PM
    Blame it on Call of Duty Modern Warfare. Gotta assign the blame to someone other than the person committing the crime right?
  • by me on Feb 17, 2012 at 01:21 PM
    Idiot and drugs did not help.
  • by Luke Location: Hazzard Co. on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:12 PM
    He's just a good ole boy,it was all a misunderstanding i know this boy didn't just steal them guns.He was looking out for his uncles well being,did'nt want him to have that many guns around the house.I'll bet Uncle Jessie will thank him when all is said and done.
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      by BLAH on Feb 17, 2012 at 01:22 PM in reply to Luke
      Your an idiot and he's a crack head.
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        by And You... on Feb 17, 2012 at 03:48 PM in reply to BLAH
        ...are a humorless stick-in-the-mud. Idiot or not, at least Luke is funny.
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          by BLAH on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:11 PM in reply to And You...
          Well not funny as in HA HA!
  • by Luis Location: Greenville on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM
    What a worthless individual . You don't steal period , but from family .
  • by Some where your not on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:43 AM
    Moron!!!!!!!!!!!
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