Thomasville teen faces 30 charges in rash of break-ins

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A teenager from Thomasville faces 30 charges in connection with a series of break-ins.

The Lexington Dispatch reports 16-year-old Oscar Alvarez was arrested Thursday.

The suspect faces eleven counts of felony breaking-and-entering into a motor vehicle, three counts of felony breaking-and-entering, two counts of larceny of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, safecracking, nine counts of misdemeanor larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Alvarez was jailed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond.

According to arrest warrants obtained by The-Dispatch, the break-ins and thefts occurred between Feb. 6 and March 12.  Most of the break-ins happened in the areas of Albertson Road and Fisher Ferry Road.

In addition to the vehicle break-ins, Alvarez is accused of breaking inside one home on Albertson Road, another home on Lowery Drive and an outbuilding on Bobo Drive.

Among the stolen items are firearms, cell phones, a camera, iPod, video game systems, a laptop and a DVD player, The-Dispatch reports.

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