Man arrested for breaking into homes, stealing victims’ identities
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County Sheriff’s detectives say they’ve solved a string of burglaries where the suspect stole identities.
Investigators say the crimes happened in the Meadowbrook and Gordon Woods neighborhoods. Deputies have charged Landrick Seales, 20, with seven crimes, including burglary, breaking and entering, larceny and identity theft.
Investigators say Seales stole personal and banking information from homes to make fraudulent purchases online for electronic equipment and musical instruments. They say he also applied for credit in the victims’ names.
Seales is in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $50,000 secure bond.
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