Tuesday, 27 November 2007 18:19
Boone Police Department officials say an August 15
break-in has been solved.
The incident happened during the early morning hours
of August 15.
Police say 30-year-old Joshua Duerr Pate of Boone entered
an apartment on Howard Street through a rear window while the two occupants of
the apartment were sleeping. Camera equipment, computer software, and a cell
phone are among the items alleged taken. Pate is also alleged to have taken a
set of car keys and stolen a 2004 Honda Civic parked at the residence.
The car was discovered on August 16 in Alexander County.
Monday, Pate was charged with one count of
first-degree burglary, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering and
one count of larceny of a motor vehicle. He was held on a $25,000 secured bond.