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Man on probation faces 26 charges in connection with Nash break-ins

Posted January 13

Alex Braswell, 21

— An Elm City man was arrested in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in Nash County.

Alex Braswell, 21, is charged with 16 counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle, six counts of misdemeanor larceny, simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/pace for controlled substance, larceny of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

According to investigators, the crimes happened in the area of Bend of the River Road, N.C. 58, Joyner Road, Bone Cut Off Road and Volunteer Road between January 4-5.

Braswell was jailed under a $90,000 secured bond. He was on probation at the time of the break-ins.

The investigation is ongoing.

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