Two Wayne County men are jailed and charged with ten counts of Felony Breaking and Entering and two counts of Felony Attempted Breaking and Entering. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old Darius Justus Reid of Dudley and 30-year-old Brian Dijon Morton of Goldsboro were arrested and charged with numerous crimes.
During the past five months, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has investigated numerous cases of breaking and entering into businesses in the southern end of Wayne County. During this lengthy investigation, Detectives developed the two defendants as suspects and determined that they were part of a group of individuals who were committing the crimes.
On Friday, September 2nd, 2022, Wayne County Patrol Deputies responded to an attempted breaking and entering of a southern Wayne County business. Later while patrolling the area, deputies stopped the defendants operating a motor vehicle. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, observed items of evidence inside the vehicle, and arrested the defendants without incident.
This investigation is ongoing at this time, and more charges are expected.