SWANSBORO, NC (WITN) – Police in Swansboro, North Carolina arrested a burglar Tuesday after spotting him dragging a stolen safe behind his car.
Swansboro Police said 22-year-old Ryan Mullins broke into the Family Care Pharmacy and got away with the safe.
An officer on patrol saw the car go by, with the safe in tow. The safe, which was used to store medications, was being pulled by a rope attached to the car’s open trunk.
Mullins was initially charged with DWI, while police began checking to see who owned the safe. About the same time, police got the call about the pharmacy break-in.