Officers in NC believe 4 suspects are responsible for breaking, entering in 3 counties

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PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Officers in three different counties of North Carolina believe four suspects are to blame for multiple cases of breaking and entering that occurred in their individual jurisdictions.  

The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office says while they were investigating numerous breaking and entering cases in their county, they learned some of the suspects were linked to similar cases in Camden County.

Officers in Pasquotank served warrants from their county, Camden County and Perquimans County to four suspects.

Here are the suspects and their individual charges, according to the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office:

  • 71-year-old Joann Barnes Wentz: Two counts of possession of stolen goods. She has an unsecured bond of $3,500. 
  • 38-year-old Rodney Randall Wentz: Two counts of felony breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, possession of stolen goods and possession of a firearm by a felon. His bond is set at $150,000.
  • 36-year-old Billy Lee Moehring: Obtaining property by false pretense and misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. His bond is set at $20,000. 
  • A 16-year-old was also charged with two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering, two counts felony possession of stolen goods, two counts of injury to real property and misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. She has another county of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering listed separately. Her bond is set at $67,000.

Both Camden County and Perquimans County officers are still investigating the cases in their jurisdictions and more charges may be pending, according to Pasquotank. 

Stay on WAVY.com for updates in this story. 

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