Bridgeton pair charged in multiple vehicle break-ins

CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Deputies say multiple vehicle break-ins have been solved with the arrest of two Eastern Carolina men.

Mitchell (top) / Gaiti (bottom)

Nathan Mitchell, 21, and Benedict Gaiti, 17, both of Bridgeton, are charged with 13 counts of felony breaking and entering motor vehicle, 13 counts of felony conspiracy, and 9 counts of larceny.

On Thursday deputies posted a surveillance photo of two men wanted for questioning in several car break-ins on Saints Delight Church Road, Half Moon Road and in the Bridgeton area of Craven County.

It took about two hours for the two to be identified, deputies say.

After getting a search warrant for their home, deputies seized multiple items stolen from the break-ins.

They were also able to charge the two with other vehicle break-ins that happened Monday and Tuesday on Bernhurst Road, Sandy Point Road and Beach Street.

Deputies say anyone who lives in the areas where the break-ins occurred and hasn't reported their vehicle broken into since Monday to call the Craven County Sheriff's Office.

Mitchell and Gaiti are being held on $150,000 bonds.


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It took about two hours today for deputies to identify two men wanted in questioning in a series of car break-ins.

Craven County deputies released a surveillance photo of the two men shortly before noon and by 2:00 p.m. they knew their names.

The pair was wanted for questioning in car break-ins on Saints Delight Church Road, Half Moon Road, and the Sandy Point area of the county.

They all happened this week, according to deputies, and the latest break-in happened early this morning.

Deputies say the two men are being questioned and more information will be released when available.


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Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county are asking for your help in solving multiple car break-ins.

Craven County deputies today released a surveillance photo of two men wanted in questioning for the break-ins on Saints Delight Church Road, Half Moon Road, and the Sandy Point area of the county.

The break-ins have occurred this week with the latest happening last night and this morning.

Anyone with information on these two men should call the Craven County Sheriff's Office at 252-636-6620 or Craven County Communications at 252-633-2357.