Teens Charged In School Arson

Two people have been charged with last month's fire at a former school that was still owned by Wayne County schools.

On April 11th some $500,000 in damage was done to the Belfast School after deputies say two teens broke in and set fire to the gym.

Charged with felony B&E and burning of a school building are Daniel Mooring of Fremont and Joshua Tucker of Goldsboro. Both teens are 16-years-old and their bond was set at $30,000.

The building used to be an old elementary school, but is now used by the W.A.G.E.S. Head Start program.


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  • by Anonymous on May 8, 2011 at 06:24 AM
    Product of Mom's that works full time while kids are growing up and getting into trouble. Bet you! When there is no one home between the hours of 4:00 to 6:30 to monitor kids, statistics PROVE that is when kids get into trouble and learn their bad behavior growing up. It does pay to be stay at home Moms or at least make sure there is someone else monitoring the kids til you get home from work. If not - POLICE WILL.
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      by ryan on May 9, 2011 at 02:12 AM in reply to
      First, my wife is a stay at home mom. But a lot of people can't afford that, especially with todays economy. I was a latch-key kid with a single mom. I went to school, got on the bus, went home, did my homework. Even when I had a car I didn't do anything. Not all moms can stay at home. I'm sick of hearing that parents have to watch their kids 24/7. These two "geniuses" are 16 years old. If they haven't learned by that age, there is no hope. My cousin has been in and out of jail and he had both parents, but that didn't stop him and he was disciplined but he just did not give a darn.
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      by MK on May 9, 2011 at 02:55 AM in reply to
      This mom is a stay at home too. In fact, she doesn't work at all and jumps from rental property to rental property with her 5 kids and leaves behind a trail of trash and unpaid rent to landlords. She literally lives in a home without paying rent until she is physically evicted from the property. Not a good example for any of her kids! Children are what we teach them!
  • by Anonymous on May 8, 2011 at 06:20 AM
    So - What did you get your Mom for Mother's Day? They must be SO PROUD OF YOU!
  • by Just a girl Location: Wsshington on May 8, 2011 at 02:41 AM
    HAHA can u say beavis & Butthead....
  • by Kevin Location: Jamesville on May 7, 2011 at 08:23 AM
    What the heck was these teens thinking? I'm done with homework, lets set your gym on fire known that there's cameras! Wow..... Not smart.
  • by T on May 7, 2011 at 06:34 AM
    TERRORIST
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      by truth on May 7, 2011 at 09:46 AM in reply to T
      Just like obamas friend william ayers.
  • by Chuck on May 6, 2011 at 04:20 PM
    Why not have the bond at $250,000 each
  • by Barb Location: Winterville on May 6, 2011 at 03:11 PM
    They ought to be ashamed of themselves. That building was minding it's own business. So, what did they get out of burning it?! Duh!
  • by pete Location: grifton on May 6, 2011 at 02:48 PM
    Look's like bevis & butthead.
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      by Ohhh on May 6, 2011 at 07:52 PM in reply to pete
      Don't look very smart do they??
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      by laura on May 7, 2011 at 06:13 AM in reply to pete
      1000 This had us loling, hard.
  • by K on May 6, 2011 at 01:36 PM
    Maybe get them to work on only the clean up part, not the building part. Maybe put them to work with trash pick up duty with the county.
  • by Anonymous on May 6, 2011 at 12:44 PM
    I say enlist them in the Army.
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      by Retired Enlisted Marine on May 6, 2011 at 06:45 PM in reply to
      They are not good enough to have the privlage to serve our country.
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