On December 2nd, the Goldsboro Police Department took a report on a felony larceny of auto parts that had occurred on the 600 block of E. Ash Street. Several catalytic converters were reported missing by the business. Later that same evening, the GPD was dispatched to that same address for a larceny in-progress. 55-year-old William Pulley of Goldsboro was reportedly located at the scene attempting to steal more catalytic converters. Pulley was arrested and charged for possession of burglary tools, larceny of motor vehicle parts, injury to personal property, first degree trespass, injury property for non-ferrous metals, OFA simple possession schedule VI, and OFA possession drug paraphernalia. He was confined at the Wayne County Jail under an $11,500 secure bond.
On December 9th, further investigation led to additional charges being secured against Pulley for four counts of felony larceny of auto parts, 12 counts injury to property for non-ferrous metals, one count first degree trespass, and one count felony possession of stolen goods. He was served with the additional warrants while still in the custody of the Wayne County Jail. Pulley was given a $40,000 secured bond.
On Monday, December 14th, additional warrants were secured on Pulley for seven counts of felony larceny of auto parts, six counts of injury to property for non-ferrous metals, and one count felony possession of stolen goods for an incident that occurred at on the 800 block of S. John Street on October 10th. Several catalytic converters had been removed from vehicles at the business. Pulley was served on these warrants by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, and confined to the Wayne County Jail under a $50,000 secure bond.