Wanted Hampstead man arrested for area break-ins


HAMPSTEAD, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County man has been arrested after police say he broke into several homes and a business in the Hampstead area.

Pender County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that 29-year-old Jason Garland Yopp was in jail.

He is charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering along with a list of other charges.

Deputies say Yopp broke into unoccupied summer homes and stole a television and an air conditioning unit. He then pawned the items. Yopp broke into the Castle Bay Golf Course maintenance building and stole lawn equipment. These items also were pawned.

Yopp’s bond is set at $105,100.

This investigation is on-going and additional charges may be forthcoming.

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