|10/28/2019 3:52:00 PM|
Man Wanted In Connection With A Residential Break-In
Photo Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
|Lincoln County Sheriff's|
Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies are still searching for an Iredell County man who broke into a residence in the 900 block of McRee Road early Sunday morning. (October 27, 2019)
Deputies were dispatched to the residence after someone reported a suspicious vehicle parked near the home. When officers arrived on the scene they discovered a white Ford Ranger pickup truck parked behind the residence. A deputy entered the building and could see a white male standing behind a standup tool box. He gave the suspect commands to show his hands but the man ran from the building. Officers chased the man as he ran from the scene but lost sight of him in the residential neighborhood.
Deputies seized the truck which had been loaded with a number of items out of the house. Officers were able to contact the owner of the vehicle who advised it was being driven by Charles Thomas Robinette, 46, of Statesville, NC. Warrants were secured on Robinette for one felony count each of breaking and entering a building, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods, 2nd degree burglary of an unoccupied building, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. He was also charged with misdemeanor resist, delay and obstruct a public officer.
Robinette is described as a white male, 5 feet – 9 inches tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.
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