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Second man charged in nine Garner home break-ins

Posted August 18, 2010 9:33 a.m. EDT

— Two Garner men have been charged with breaking into nine houses close to the street on which they live.

Irvin Louis Spraggins, 26, of 219 Kentucky Drive, and Ronald Kenneth Miller III, 19, of 323 Kentucky Drive, were both charged with nine counts of breaking-and-entering. Miller also faces seven counts of larceny after breaking and entering, according to arrest warrants.

Police said the break-ins took place during the day when residents were away from their homes over the past few weeks. Warrants stated that homes on Phillip Street, Kentucky and Chapwith drives, Brooks and Popular avenues and Blackthorne Place were targeted.

Items stolen from the homes included televisions, a CD player, a GPS system, jewelry and money, arrest warrants state.

Miller was being held in the Wake County jail under a $90,000 bond. State Department of Correction records show that he has a 2008 conviction for misdemeanor larceny.