Man charged with breaking into Cove City business

CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A man is behind bars after deputies say they found him hiding in a business he's accused of breaking into.

Craven County deputies arrested Geoffrey Whaley, 32, from Cove City.

Deputies say they noticed a suspicious car parked at Cove City Fertilizer on Sunset Boulevard around 4 a.m. Thursday. They say a window was broken, so they started to search the business, which is when they found Whaley hiding inside.

He's charged with breaking and entering, safe cracking and possession of burglary tools.