WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Homeowners returning to their residence late Sunday night found a breaking-and-entering suspect leaving through their front door.
Daniel Webb-Sholar was arrested a short time later by the Wilmington Police Department.
According to WPD officials, the victims told police that they arrived at their residence in the 900 block of Downey Branch Lane to find a man leaving through their front door shortly before midnight.
One of the victims confronted the suspect and was able to give officers a detailed description of the suspect and his vehicle.
Officers found the vehicle in a parking lot in the Creekwood area a short time later, and Webb-Sholar was arrested. Several items taken from the Downey Branch Lane residence were found in the vehicle, including a television.
According to North Carolina Department of Safety records, Webb-Sholar previously served time for prior breaking and entering and larceny convictions.
Webb-Sholar was charged with second-degree burglary and larceny after breaking and entering. He was booked under a $500,000 bond.