Man arrested for Richlands break-in


RICHLANDS, Onslow County - The Onslow County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for a break-in and selling the stolen items.

Deputies responded to a break-in call at a residence on Nine Mile Road. Investigation revealed that Michael Colby Blake sold some of the stolen items.

Blake, 26, of Catherine Lake Road in Richlands was arrested on Jan. 26 and placed in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $22,000 secured bond. His charges are:

-- Breaking and/or Entering -- Larceny After Breaking and/or Entering -- Possession of Stolen Property -- Obtaining Property by False Pretense -- Conspiracy

Anyone with information about this incident may contact Onslow County Sheriff's Office at (910) 455-3113, Detective Jerry Daniels at, or Crime Stoppers at (910) 938-3273. Please refer to case 2017-1561 when calling.