Wilmington man pleads guilty to three home burglaries

first_img Around 3:00 a.m. on March 18, New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in on Ashby Drive. The victim reported that he was asleep in his bedroom when two men broke into his home and kicked open his locked bedroom door. Once they saw the victim, they left the home stealing the owner’s TV. Investigators later found a cellphone in the yard that one of the suspects had dropped when running away.While detectives were on scene investigating the burglary, Graham and Marcquis Duren rode by the home acting suspiciously.Their vehicle was stopped, and deputies saw a large pry bar in the backseat as well as a jewelry box and coins. The jewelry and coins were from two other burglaries on nearby streets. The cellphone left in the yard was determined to be Graham.Related Article: New Hanover Government Center evacuated after emergency alert activatedSuperior Court Judge Kent Harrell sentenced Graham to at least five and half years in prison. Graham also pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge. Graham was ordered to pay restitution to the victims as part of work release and post release supervision.Graham’s prior convictions include Indecent Liberties with a Child, Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny, and Felony Drug Possession.Duren, who had no prior criminal record and was cooperative with law enforcement, pleaded guilty on December 13, 2018 to three counts of second degree burglary and three counts of felony larceny. He was sentenced to an 8-19 month active sentence followed by two consecutive 8-19 month suspended sentences, supervised probation, and to pay restitution to the victims. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man is headed to prison for breaking in and stealing items from three homes in March 2018.Randy Graham, 29 of Wilmington, pleaded guilty in court Tuesday.- Advertisement – last_img

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