Two Clayton teens arrested after string of car break-ins
Posted January 20, 2012
Clayton, N.C. — Police say two Clayton teenagers broke into multiple parked cars early Wednesday in the Riverwood Athletic Subdivision, stealing GPS units, iPods and other miscellaneous electronic items.
Mark Alexnader Linker, 17, of 402 Charleston Dr., and Tyler James Hall, 16, of 617 McCarthy Dr., were arrested around 3 a.m. Wednesday and charged with 15 felonious counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle and 15 misdemeanor counts of larceny.
Officers responded to a call about two suspicious people in the neighborhood early Wednesday, and found Linker and Hall hiding in the woods. Officers also located and seized two backpacks containing gloves and property investigators say Linker and Hall took.
Linker and Hall were both taken to the Johnston County Jail and placed under a $425,000 secured bond each.
Police said all of the vehicles broken into were left unlocked and no force was required to enter the cars.