25-year-old man arrested for Hasty area break-in - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

25-year-old man arrested for Hasty area break-in

Vernon Leroy Smith (Source: SCSO Facebook page) Vernon Leroy Smith (Source: SCSO Facebook page)

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – A 25-year-old man was arrested by the Criminal investigation Division of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday afternoon for a break-in that occurred in the Hasty area.

Vernon Leroy Smith, of Academy Road, is charged with one count of breaking and/or entering, one count of larceny after breaking and/or entering and one count of possession of a stolen firearm, according to the SCSO Facebook page.

A firearm was taken from the home in Hasty area and recovered; it has been returned back to the owner (victim).

Smith was placed in the Scotland County Detention under a $20,000 bond on Thursday.

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