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Durham deputies arrest gang member in break-ins

Posted July 20, 2009 2:43 p.m. EDT
Updated July 20, 2009 9:48 p.m. EDT

— Durham County sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect in a series of recent break-ins in southern Durham County, including a theft from the Morrisville Police Department.

Deputies and Morrisville police officers found stolen guns, electronics and other items inside a home at 7911 Farrington Mill Road in Chapel Hill. They arrested Martin Rosario-Pineda, 17. He is charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a weapon of mass destruction.

Deputies said Rosario-Pineda is a member of the Latin Kings gang. They are continuing to investigate and asked that anyone with information call the Durham County Sheriff's Office at 919-560-0880 or Lt. Stanley Harris 919-560-0881.