Wayne County Home Break-In Suspect Arrested After Teen Calls 911

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

Wayne County deputies say a 13-year-old hid in a closet and called police when his home was broken into Monday night.

Linwood West was arrested for the break-in on Everett Road in Mount Olive. Wayne County deputies tell us the homeowner's son was at home when the crime occurred. A highway patrolman arrived just as West and another suspect were attempting to flee the scene. West was arrested. The other suspect was able to get away.

The 20-year-old West is being held on a $65,000 secured bond.


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