Onslow County deputies arrest one teen, look for other in connection to break-ins

Howard (L), Villa-Santos (R)

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - One teenager has been arrested and a second is wanted in connection to a string of break-ins here in the east.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says they've traced numerous reported break-ins back to two teenagers, Anayeli Villa-Santos, 16, and Devonte Howard, 17.

Deputies arrested Villa-Santos after one reported break-in. She was booked into the Onslow County Detention Center under a $13,000 bond.

Howard is still wanted for numerous charges, including larceny, breaking and entering and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Deputies say he is likely in the area and is known to hide in vacant homes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113 Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.

Officials ask that you refer to case 2017020269 when calling about the teens.