Teen, man arrested in several Ardmore break-ins

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police say a man and a teenager have been arrested in connection with a number of break-ins in the Ardmore community.

Police allege Jamar Trymain Peguese, 35, of 172 Highland Ave., is responsible for one of the break-ins that occurred on Friday, Sept. 13. Police say  the suspect entered a home by forcing a back door open, then stole jewelry and electronics.

Peguese was arrested Thursday. He is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center. Additional charges against the suspect are pending, police said.

Police identified another suspect believed to be responsible for several break-ins in the Ardmore community as Romelle Raekwon Watkins, 17, of 2517 Lewis St. Police allege Watkins is responsible for at least five break-ins in the area. Three of the break-ins occurred on Watson Avenue, while the other two occurred on Miller Street.

Watkins was also arrested Thursday. He has been charged with three counts of attempted felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony breaking and entering and one count of larceny after breaking and entering. Additional charges are pending, police said.

Police are not releasing the suspects’ mugshots due to the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about the break-ins is asked to call police at 773-7700.