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Mom charged with helping son break into ex-girlfriend's home

A Rocky Mount woman has been charged with helping her 21-year-old son break into and steal items from his ex-girlfriend's home.

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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — A Rocky Mount woman has been charged with helping her 21-year-old son break into and steal items from his ex-girlfriend's home.

Police said that Jerome Allen Jefferson was placed in the Nash County Jail for 48 hours under a domestic violence hold. Then he and his mother, Lori Jefferson Randolph, 46, broke into his ex-girlfriend's house on Herron Street, police said. A PlayStation, laptop, speakers and web camera were stolen.

Jefferson was charged with felony breaking-and-entering and felony larceny. Randolph was charged with second-degree trespassing, aiding and abetting felony breaking-and-entering and aiding and abetting felony larceny.

Jefferson was given an unsecured $8,000 bond, and Randolph an unsecured $5,000 bond.

State Department of Correction records show that Jefferson was convicted of simple assault in 2006.

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