Arrest Made In Museum Break-In

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Police say a Raleigh man turned himself in late last night for this weekend's break-in an a state museum.

Twenty-three year old Joshua Pace has been charged with breaking and entering and damage to property.

Pace turned himself in to State Capitol Police after photographs from surveillance cameras were broadcast across the state.

A new wing at the is slated to reopen after an apparent break-in over the weekend.

Museum officials say the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science's Nature Research Center reopened Monday.

The new wing of the museum was closed Sunday while police investigated a break-in. Officials said nothing was stolen, but the area suffered some minor water damage from a sprinkler system.

Pace was jailed on a $1,500 bond.


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A new wing at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is slated to reopen after an apparent break-in over the weekend.

Museum officials say the Raleigh museum's Nature Research Center should open as scheduled Monday.

The new wing of the museum was closed Sunday while police investigated a break-in. Officials said nothing was stolen, but the area suffered some minor water damage from a sprinkler system.

Authorities are still investigating.

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