One of New Hanover County’s most wanted is behind bars.
A Wilmington police officer recognized Kylen Padgett during a traffic stop on Monday. Padgett, changed his appearance by dyeing his hair and growing a goatee since his 2007 mugshot. He has been wanted for six months on eleven outstanding warrants for breaking and entering in Wilmington, and 34 warrants in New Hanover County.
Padgett has been featured on WWAY's fugitive files a number of times.