A trash disposal company employee is accused of stealing dozens of dumpsters and then selling them for the metal.
Roger Joyner of Robersonville is charged with 47 counts of larceny by employee and 47 counts of obtaining property by false pretense.
Pitt County deputies say the 51-year-old Joyner was an employee of Waste Industries. He is accused of stealing the dumpsters and then selling them in another county.
Deputies say Joyner worked for the company for some 15 years and right now they're still investigating how long these thefts were happening.
Joyner remains in jail on a $100,000 bond.