On October 28th, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report on a larceny that occurred at the Handy Mart off the 2800 block of U.S. Highway 70 West. An employee reported someone had stolen lottery tickets and then fled. It was later determined the suspect cashed in several of the lottery tickets at the Sheetz across the road and attempted to steal additional lotto tickets. The GPD developed a suspect and secured warrants on 43-year-old Christopher L. Bennett of Goldsboro for:
- Obtaining Property by False Pretense
- Possession of Stolen Goods
- Attempted Larceny.
Bennett was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office on Monday. He was confined at the Wayne County Jail under a $4,500 secure bond.