S.P. Man Arrested in Burglary Spree
A Southern Pines man faces a slew of charges in connection with a series of thefts to vehicles and residential burglaries in Southern Pines and Moore County.
James Nicholas Odum, 32, was arrested in Scotland County Sept. 8 after Southern Pines investigators, working with various other law enforcement agencies, implicated Odum in a series of thefts that took place in the James Creek and Sandhurst neighborhoods of Southern Pines, as well as neighborhoods in other municipalities and unincorporated areas of the county, according to a press release from the Southern Pines police. The incidents occurred between Aug. 2 and Aug. 30.
Odum has been charged with three counts of burglary, 17 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles, eight counts of larceny after breaking and entering, eight counts of felony larceny and financial card theft, according to the release.
After Odum’s arrest by officers with the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department on arrest warrants obtained by Southern Pines police, he was placed in the Scotland County jail, with his bail set at $250,000.
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