NEWTON GROVE — A man was jailed for breaking into McDonald’s during the early-morning hours and reportedly stealing two dozen hamburger buns, Sampson County Sheriff’s authorities said.
Deputies responded to a break-in at McDonald’s in Newton Grove on Tuesday around 3:30 a.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered the rear glass door busted out. McDonald’s management responded to the scene and assisted law enforcement in reviewing video evidence at the business.
“Through investigations, officers were able to identify a suspect and make an arrest in the case,” Sheriff’s Lt. Marcus Smith said.
Sean Patrick Champney, 20, of 205 Neuchatel Court, New Bern, was arrested and charged in connection with the incident, receiving charges of felony breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods, as well as a charge of simple assault, according to sheriff’s records.
He was placed in the Sampson County Detention Center under $16,000 secured bond. Along with the 24 stolen hamburger buns, investigators said damage to the busted glass door was estimated at $700.
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