Tip leads to NC man’s arrest at apartment complex

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wilmington Police arrested Richard Graison Self Saturday morning after receiving a tip from a caller.

According to Cpl. Leslie Irving, a person called police after reportedly witnessing Self pulling on car doors and going through unlocked cars at Avalon Apartments around 4 a.m.

Police arrived on the scene at the 3600 block of Tristram Court and found the suspect. He allegedly had numerous of stolen items on him. Police were able to recover several victims property.

Self was charged with two counts of breaking and entering.

Police said based on the detailed description provided by the caller, they were able to identify and arrest the suspect.

Police said they would not have known about this and made the arrest if it wasn’t for this callers tip. They say it highlights the need to report suspicious activity if you see it.

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