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Injury Claim Leads To Arrest

A man has been arrested after Pitt county deputies say he called in to authorities claiming he was shot, but it turned out he had actually cut himself while breaking into an elementary school.

According to deputies they responded to a call of a man shot near
Belvoir Elementary around 12:55 a.m Sunday.

Deputies say when they got there they found 18-year-old German Trejo-Martin drunk. They say he had not been shot, but had cut himself while breaking into the elementary school.

Trejo-Martin has now been charged with filing a false report and breaking and entering.

He is now in the Pitt County detention center under a $5,000 dollar bond.


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