Police say they have solved a string of thefts from one church with the arrest of a Kinston man today.
Larry Maye, Jr. is charged with two counts of felony breaking & entering and two counts of felony larceny.
Police say Maye stole items from Westminister Church during services. A digital projector, a pocketbook from a vehicle, and a television have been stolen from the church since November.
He was arrested at his Westover Avenue home, which is about seven blocks from the church. Maye's bond was set at $6,000 secured.
A bold thief has been targeting Kinston churches as services were being held.
Police say they need your help in identifying the man who has been stealing from two Kinston churches.
Police today released three surveillance photos of the suspect while inside Westminster Church. In the photos the man appears to be carrying a bible.
A digital projector, a pocketbook from a vehicle, and a television have been stolen from Westminster since November. At Spillman Church on Madison Avenue a pocketbook was stolen during services from the church office area.
Anyone with information should call Kinston police at 252-939-3188 or 252-939-3193. You can also call Crimestoppers at 252-523-4444.