Man accused of pawning stolen firearms


GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - A man is behind bars in Wayne County following an investigation.

Joshua Morgan, 28, is facing three counts of breaking and entering, felony larceny of a firearm and obtaining property by false pretense.

On April 13, 2017, authorities took a report of three stolen guns, breaking and entering and obtaining property by false pretense. Morgan's bag was searched and authorities found three pawn tickets for the guns. During the investigation Morgan admitted to breaking into a home and a building. He also admitted to taking the three guns.

Morgan got money for the weapons under the false pretense that they were his to get rid of as he saw fit.

He was detained in the Wayne County Detention Center under a $32,000.00 bond.