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Moore man charged with series of break-ins

Posted May 27, 2008 12:56 p.m. EDT
Updated May 27, 2008 4:46 p.m. EDT

— A Moore County man was arrested May 20 and charged with breaking and entering.

Police believe William Benton Hodges, 38, of 305 MacDougall Drive in West End, is connected to three recent incidents in Seven Lakes.

Sheriff Lane Carter said the county had reports of theft from May 8, May 9 and May 17. In each instance, some items were stolen and some left behind.

Sheriff's deputies connected Hodges to the crimes and charged him with six counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony larceny, two counts of felony possession of stolen goods, four counts of misdemeanor larceny and four counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. Hodges was being held on $40,000 secured bond.