A maintenance director at a nursing home in Eastern Carolina is under arrest, accused of taking equipment and selling it.
Brenard Upchurch of Dudley was charged by Wayne County deputies with felony conversion.
Deputies say Upchurch had been maintenance director at Britthaven of Goldsboro since October. They say supervisors at the nursing home began missing equipment recently and their investigation showed Upchruch sold the equipment at a local pawn shop. Deputies say some of that equipment has been recovered.
Bond for the 49-year-old Upchurch was set at $5,000.