The Whispering Pines Police Department announces the arrest of Bernard Wayne Walker, age 54; from a W. Lowe Avenue address in Southern Pines, North Carolina.
On October 23, 2017, Whispering Pines Police Department received a report from a resident on S. Lakeshore Drive that their residence had been broken into and that some items were stolen from within the residence.
During the investigation, Walker became a suspect and was ultimately charged for the commission of the following offenses – felony breaking and/or entering, felony larceny of a firearm, felony larceny, felony possession of firearm by felon, felony possession of stolen firearm, and felony possession of stolen goods.
Walker was arrested and taken before a magistrate and given a $30,000 unsecured bond and a court date has been set for November 14, 2017 in Moore County District Court.
All defendants facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.