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New Hanover deputies say suspect may be involved in other crimes


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they caught a man last night they think may be involved in several other crimes.

Investigators say they got a tip that a man who used to work for Cape Fear Pick and Pull was planning to stealing car parts from the business. The manager let K-9 units set up in and around the business.

While patrolling the area deputies spotted Toby Michael Smith, 40, at a storage unit on the property. They say they found him with burglary tools and auto parts.

Smith is in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $25,000 secure bond charged with breaking and entering, larceny, possession of burglary tools, trespassing and injury to real property. Investigators think Smith may be a suspect in other larceny cases in the area.

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Wood chipper.....

Wood chipper.....

Hide your lawn mowers and ur

Hide your lawn mowers and ur lawn chairs..gotta petty thief on our hands.


Lowlife scum and nothing more. If you want something, work for it.