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Blotter: Two charged with breaking into Enochville home

By Josh Bergeron

josh.bergeron@salisburypost.com

SALISBURY — Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday arrested an Enochville man and Kannapolis teenager on felony breaking and entering charges after the pair allegedly broke into a home in the area.

Deputies arrested Jacob Ray Scercey, 31, and Richard Wayne Freeman, 16, on three charges each. Scercey faces charges of resisting a public officer, felony breaking and entering and felony breaking or entering a motor vehicle. Freeman faces charges of resisting a public officer, felony breaking and entering and felony possession of stolen goods.

The pair allegedly broke into a building located on the 8100 block of Smith Road in the Enochville area.

Warrants state Scercey broke into a motorhome located at the building on Smith Road, which led to the breaking or entering a motor vehicle charge.

Warrants further state Freeman possessed three tobacco pipes that he allegedly stole from the building on Smith Road.

The pair allegedly ran from a sheriff’s deputy after being told to stop. The sheriff’s deputy was investigating a breaking and entering call.

In other Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports:

• Joshua Adam Dehart, a 32-year-old Gold Hill resident, was charged Friday with two counts of trafficking opium or heroin. Dehart allegedly transported 4 to 13 grams of opiates.

• Robert Charles Austin, a 63-year-old Salisbury resident, was charged with possessing a weapon by a prisoner. Austin allegedly shaped a binder clip into a device that could be used for cutting.

In Kannapolis Police Department reports:

• Sage Lawson Thomas Owings, a 23-year-old Catawba County resident, was charged Saturday with felony uttering a forged instrument and possession of a controlled substance on jail premises. Owings allegedly forged a $400 check belonging to another person and later possessed marijuana wrapped inside of two $20 bills.

In other reports:

• Ethan Rhyne Yates, a 27-year-old Cleveland resident, was charged Saturday with felony possession of cocaine.

Contact reporter Josh Bergeron at 704-797-4246.

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