Second ECU Student Charged With Sorority Break-Ins

Another ECU student has been arrested for a series of sorority house break-ins. This as another student charged in connection with one of the cases is now out of jail.

Greenville police have charged Anthony Bertaux with four counts of first degree burglary. Warrants say between 8:00 p.m. on January 10th and 4:00 a.m. on the 11th the Apex man broke into Delta Zeta, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Delta Pi and the Chi Omega sorority homes, all on West 5th Street.

Bertaux was released on a $25,000 bond. He was arrested Saturday and had his first court appearance today.

Michael Ferguson was arrested last Wednesday for trying to break into the Delta Zeta house and for consuming alcohol by a 19 or 20 year old. He was released from jail Friday after his bond was changed from secured to unsecured.


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An ECU student has been charged with trying to break into a sorority house on East 5th Street this morning.

Michael Ferguson is being held on a $25,500 bond on charges of first degree attempted burglary and consuming alcohol by a 19 or 20 year old. Arrest warrants say around 3:30 a.m. Ferguson tried to break into the Delta Zeta Sorority house. Greenville police aren't commenting on his arrest, saying more details would be available by Friday.

An ECU alert said a man pushed in an unsecured door at the house and once inside a resident confronted the intruder who took off running.


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Police from ECU and the City of Greenville searched for a burglary suspect early Wednesday morning near the campus of ECU.

An alert from campus police said a man pushed in an unsecured door at a house on East Fifth near the intersection with Rotary, near central campus, around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Once inside, police say the resident confronted the intruder, and he took off running. No one was hurt, and nothing was stolen.

Police say their search of the area turned up no suspects.

ECU police reminded students in the alert to lock their doors and properly secure them.


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