Winston-Salem man charged in connection with series of break-ins from 2015

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Christopher Fredrick Arnold

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man has been charged in connection with a series of break-ins that happened during May of 2015 in Davidson County.

Christopher Fredrick Arnold, 29, is charged with three counts each of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.

The first break-in was reported on May 17 at a home on Twin Brook Drive in Clemmons. The victim told Davidson County deputies that someone had forced their way into the home and taken jewelry worth an estimated $11,112.

A day later, on May 18, another home break-in was reported on NC Highway 150 in Lexington. The victim, in that case, said someone had broken into their home and taken electronics, checks, jewelry and a box that contained the ashes of a loved one. The stolen items were worth an estimated $5,438.

The third break-in was reported on May 23 at a home on Enterprise Road in Lexington. The suspect took a television and jewelry worth more than $8,000.

During a collaborative investigation, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department were able to recover some of the property from each of the homes.

As a result of the investigation, Arnold was arrested in on Feb. 23. On Friday, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department took Arnold before a Forsyth County Magistrate where he received a $10,000 secured bond.

Arnold is scheduled to appear in court on April 19.