A man allegedly stole items from a Mount Olive couple's home one week ago and sold the items to a local pawn shop and a jewelry store.
According to a Wayne County Sheriff's Office press release, Joseph Michael Phillips, 26, of 6551 Roanoke Road in Newton Grove, stole jewelry, tools and electronics Saturday, April 15, from the couple's home.
He then sold the items to a pawn shop and a jewelry store in Wayne County, according to the release.
Phillips is charged with two counts of felony larceny, three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses and two counts of felony possession of stolen goods.
He was arrested and placed under a $14,000 secured bond.
According to the release, Phillips and the couple knew each other.