15 Vehicles Broken Into In Vanceboro

Deputies are looking for the person or persons who broke into 15 vehicles on Piney Neck Road in Vanceboro over the weekend.

The vehicle break-ins happened overnight on Friday into Saturday morning. Captain Joe Heckman with the Craven County Sheriff's Office says the vehicle doors were unlocked.

Money, sunglasses, GPS devices, and possibly some weapons were reported stolen from the vehicles.

Heckman says they do want to remind people in the community to keep their vehicle doors locked.

Deputies continue to investigate.


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  • by .you dont even want to know..... on Jan 17, 2012 at 10:30 AM
    to the person that is in this video....you should be ashamed of yourself and not to mention what you are doing to the people that may have cared about you, what were you really thinking about???? dummy move, and the rest of the ones that were involved with you....dummmmmmies
  • by blake Location: vanceboro on Jan 16, 2012 at 04:08 PM
    Maybe they will keep the guns they will need them
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      by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2012 at 10:32 AM in reply to blake
      lol.....so true
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        by blake on Jan 17, 2012 at 03:43 PM in reply to
        takes a sorry person to do a thing like that but one day or night they wont be so lucky and the person that takes care of the problem gna get in trouble and not that piece of trash
  • by pete Location: grifton on Jan 16, 2012 at 12:15 PM
    Chuck the DOC website list 8 T.A Washingtons each has an impressive record from 22-60 years old.guess these geniuses have a 1 in 8 chance of getting the right one.
  • by PRichard Location: CravenCo. on Jan 16, 2012 at 09:21 AM
    LOCK or NOT TO LOCK is theeee question ???? Locks keep the honest crook out | the dis-honest crook don't let locks stop him/her~Just bust the glass..... Lock the vehical/set the alarm system [ also ] a MOTION DETECTOR light set up near your car/truck works great I walk near my vehicals at nite ~ aahhhh sunshine = now no place to hide >> GOT'CHA
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      by Jes on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:52 AM in reply to PRichard
      Yea well we park right by our door and have 2 bright porch lights that shine all night.....didn't stop them
  • by Jessi on Jan 16, 2012 at 04:20 AM
    No one was asking for anything. Vanceboro is not a big city and we live in the country part of town. When you have lived somewhere for so long and are used to a safe environment sometime you just dont think to lock doors. Almost everyone on our "block" is family. Locking doors usually is a habit my mom keeps, but it was just an oversight that night. After hearing what some of you said about my family and other around having asked for this...you are ignorant! I can only hope that one day something is stolen from your family out of a car, but I hope your doors are locked so that you also have busted windows!! Maybe then you will regret saying what you did! Hava a GREAT day!
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 16, 2012 at 04:52 AM in reply to Jessi
      It's not any nicer to 'hope something is stolen' from someone else, just so you can feel better about a post you don't like on a website. Other posters have a right to their POV too.
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        by Yea on Jan 16, 2012 at 06:21 AM in reply to Formerly O.L.I.
        They were being ignorant, I was making a point.....Besides, you said everyone is entitled to have feelings on the matter, those are mine! :)
  • by Concerned on Jan 16, 2012 at 03:34 AM
    WITN I did not see this on the news this morning. Please air this story so we can be sure to catch this guy.
  • by Please!! on Jan 15, 2012 at 06:57 PM
    Who leaves anything unlocked these days? It is not the 1950's. If you leave anything of value in your car or house for that matter you are a sitting target. Get real it is 2012. That's what locks are intended for to keep things safe or at least make it harder for the stupid criminal to take your belongings. Dumb to take it Dumber to leave your cars/houses unlocked.
  • by Heather Location: Old Washington Rd on Jan 15, 2012 at 06:33 PM
    There was a young(17-19yrs old)white girl going door to door about 11pm last weekend. She claimed that she was out of gas on the bridge on Old Washington rd and that her mother lived down Purser rd and needed a ride to her house. Lucky she had already been to my neighbors house the week before and had told him the same story... She was only trying to get someone to take her to a location so that the black guy she hangs around with in Vanceboro could rob someone...
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      by Anonymous on Jan 15, 2012 at 07:42 PM in reply to Heather
      yeah this is the same girl who was thought to have run over the girl up here on 17 and killed her. This girl is Trouble, her and a carload of friends came out here, but was run off.
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        by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 16, 2012 at 04:53 AM in reply to
        What is her description? What kind of car?
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          by Anonymous on Jan 16, 2012 at 09:34 PM in reply to Formerly O.L.I.
          She was walking up and down road going door to door the night she came to my door. She is about 5'4 110lbs and has blonde hair. She looked to be on some kind of drugs...
  • by Unlocked Car? on Jan 15, 2012 at 05:09 PM
    I feel that leaving a weapon in an unlocked car is VERY irresposible. Might as well leave the keys in the vehicle.
  • by Douglas Location: Greenville on Jan 15, 2012 at 05:00 PM
    I leave my car door unlocked. No trigger locks either.
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