A Plain View man is facing felony charges in connection with the theft of tools and materials, reportedly from his own family’s business, according to reports.
Everette Clark Hefner Jr., 41, of Lees Chapel Church Road, Dunn, has been charged with larceny in connection with a theft reported June 21 and breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods in the other, reported just two days later on June 23.
On June 21, Everette Hefner Sr. of Dunn reported the theft of an electric welder, valued at $800, and welder stand, valued at $100. An oxygen tank, owned by Machine and Welding of Dunn, located on Lees Chapel Church Road, was also stolen. It was valued at $200.
Two days later, Donavan Eason reported an electric belt sander, electric drill, a tent and assorted hand tools stolen from Hawly Road, in which the same business was a victim. The power tools and other items were valued at $450.
Hefner was served charges Monday at the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office and placed under $10,000 secured bond for the charges against him.
According to the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Hefner has a slew of convictions in Sampson, Johnston and Harnett counties, including multiple convictions of larceny, driving while impaired, forgery and uttering, as well as a count of attempted meth trafficking from 2004. He was recently convicted in Sampson in April 2016, receiving a consolidated sentence in connection with three separate larceny offenses from June 2015 to January 2016.
That sentence was suspended and Hefner was given one year’s probation, court records show.
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