HICKORY, N.C. — A 50-year-old Taylorsville man has been arrested in connection to several break-in attempts in a Hickory neighborhood early Friday morning, according to police.
The Hickory Police Department said they began receiving reports around 2:30 a.m. about attempted breaking and enterings in the Hillcrest Neighborhood. When officers arrived, they caught Bradley Allen Spencer immediately after committing the first degree burglary and was arrested.
During the investigation a neighborhood canvas was conducted and several additional victims were identified. According to police, Spencer attempted to break into three houses, committed first degree burglary on another residence, broke into several vehicles, and committed larceny from several carports.
Multiple warrants were obtained and served on Spencer by police for the crimes. Police said Spencer was charged with first degree burglary, three counts attempted first degree burglary, three counts breaking and entering building, two counts breaking and entering motor vehicle, attempted breaking and entering motor vehicle and four counts larceny after breaking and entering.
Hickory Police said they would like to remind citizens to always contact police if you observe suspicious activity. Prompt notification of Spencer’s actions by residents lead to a timely arrest in this case.
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