3 men arrested in multiple break-ins, theft of 26 guns

BAYBORO, N.C. (AP) — Deputies in Pamlico County say three men have been arrested in connection with multiple break-ins and the theft of more than two dozen guns.

Pamlico County Sheriff Chris Davis told local media outlets on Friday that in addition to the 26 guns found by deputies, investigators also recovered jewelry and other items taken in the break-ins that targeted both homes and businesses.

Davis said the three men were apprehended in Carteret County. Two of them are jailed under $125,000 bond apiece on several charges. The sheriff said 25-year-old Matthew Cummings of Hubert is jailed on a $500,000 bond on charges including second-degree burglary and 16 counts of larceny of a firearm.

It’s not known if any of the men has attorneys. Davis also said more charges are pending.

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