Moore County teen charged with stealing $14K worth of goods, including guns, jewelry

Savion Elijah Bell (Moore County Sheriff's Office)

PINEBLUFF, N.C. (WNCN) – A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with at least nine breaking and entering cases in Moore County, Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced Friday.

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office received nine reports of residential break-ins in the Pinebluff area between May 27 and Aug. 16, Godfrey said. The victims told authorities they were missing firearms, electronics and jewelry with a total estimated value of approximately $14,000.

On Aug. 17, deputies arrested Savion Elijah Bell, 16, of Aberdeen, and charged him with nine counts of felony breaking and entering, nine counts of felony larceny, nine counts of felony possession of stolen goods, one count of felony larceny of a firearm, one count of felony possession of a stolen firearm, one count of felony breaking and entering into a motor vehicle, one count of misdemeanor larceny, and one count of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods.

Bell was placed in the Moore County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond.  His first court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 23.

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