Man Wanted For String Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Police in one Eastern Carolina city are searching for a man they say broke into a string of vehicles in one neighborhood.

Marco Portalatin is wanted for at least a half dozen car break-ins on July 1st and 2nd in Havelock.

Police say the 20-year-old broke into the vehicles in the areas of Christopher Court, Verona Drive, Legacy Lane, Kim Avenue and John Court. In each case, wallets, electronic devices and change left in the vehicles were taken.

Police say there may have been other cases not yet reported to them.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Portalatin or others involved in the crimes should call Havelock police at 252-447-3212.