Last updated: August 04. 2014 3:16PM - 3232 Views
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Two Sampson County residents were taken into custody Sunday within hours of reportedly breaking into a Roseboro home and stealing cash and prescription medication.

Daniel Wiltshire, 35, of 199 Pine Loop Lane, Autryville was charged with breaking and entering, larceny and possession/concealing stolen property, all felonies. His alleged accomplice, Jessica Lynn Tew, 29, of 108 Jefferson St., Clinton, was charged with larceny and possessing/concealing stolen property, both felonies

According to Sampson Sheriff’s Lt. Marcus Smith, it was Tew who was taken into custody first Sunday; later in the day, the investigation led officers to Wiltshire.

The pair are charged with breaking into a South Church Street residence Sunday.

“As the break-in was happening, the victim called 911 and told them who he thought the suspects were,” Smith said when contacted Monday afternoon.

But when officers arrived, the culprits had fled the scene; however around 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, one of the two returned to the residence and the victim once again called law enforcement.

Tew was interviewed and immediately taken into custody.

“Through further investigation, officers were led to Wiltshire who was also taken into custody Sunday,” Smith added.

Tew was jailed under a $10,000 bond and remained in jail Monday afternoon. She is scheduled to appear in Sampson District Court Aug. 15.

Wiltshire was placed under a $15,000 bond and has sent been released. He is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 15.

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