Back again? Man catches alleged crook in the act | Crime
SALISBURY - A Rowan County man told deputies that he had had enough of one man stealing items from him, so when he witnessed another break in, he made sure deputies caught the crook.
Gary Laturno of Highway 152 called deputies to say that he had seen Christopher Taylor Morris, 33, breaking into an outbuilding on his property. Laturno told deputies that he could hear Morris telling someone to "hurry up," and that he saw a dark pick up truck driving away from the area.
After searching the area, deputies noticed a closed gate at the Morris home, and they spotted a dark pick up truck behind the residence. The deputy then asked Morris to walk with him around the house to where the truck was parked.
The deputy noticed a stack of power tools that matched the description of those taken from Mr. Laturno's out building. Morris told the deputy that he didn't know anything about the tools.
The items included a drill bit set, portable heater, air tank, jig saw, drill, flashlight, and many other various tools.
The deputy charged Morris with breaking and entering and larceny. Bond was set at $7500. All of the items were returned to the owner.