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Fayetteville man arrested for burglary

Posted May 7, 2008 2:32 p.m. EDT

— A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a 2003 burglary on Christmas Eve.

Preston Jamil Jackson, of Fayetteville, is charged with second degree burglary, larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of a fire arm and felony conspiracy.

Jackson was being held Wednesday at Halifax County Jail under a $2,500 bond. His next court date is June 11.

Police said the burglary occurred on Dec. 24, 20003 at a home on Thelma Road in Roanoke Rapids. An investigation showed that while residents were away, the home was broken into.

Authorities said recent evidence led to the filing of charges.