Six Teens Charged With Safecracking; $16,000 In Cash & Jewelry Gone

Six teenagers are accused of breaking into a Carteret County home and making off with a 218 pound safe which contained thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry.

The burglary and safecracking happened February 13th at a home on Safe Harbor Drive, that's east of Bogue.

Deputies say the residential home safe contained over $16,000 in cash and jewelry. They say two of the suspects knew about the safe and the home was specifically targeted.

The six have been charged with burglary, safecracking, larceny and possession of stolen property. They are: Dewayne Jackson, 17, of Bogue Loop Rd, Newport, Timothy Jones, 17, of Holland Point Rd, Pelletier, Zack Pufall, 18, of Lee Rogers Rd, Hubert, Bryce Singleton, 18, of Hubert Blvd, Hubert, Cory Phillips, 17, of Forest Line Dr, Newport and Jackson O’Berry, 19, of Lighthouse Ln, Cedar Point.

Deputies are trying to recover the stolen jewelry and the missing safe as well. They say all the money has been spent.

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