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Man Tied To Dozens Of Business Break-Ins In Winston-Salem: Police

James Wesley Rawls was given a $300,000 bond Tuesday after being charged with additional felonies for burglary, according to police.
Credit: Winston-Salem Police Department
James Wesley Rawls

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man is charged with multiple felonies for breaking and entering, according to police. 

The Winston-Salem Police Department said James Wesley Rawls is now facing new charges. That includes, 3 counts of Felony Breaking and Entering and 3 counts of Larceny after a Breaking and Entering at the business locations listed below:

  • OGB 1 Stop (2936 Old Greensboro Rd.)
  • El Taino (520 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive)
  • La Perlita (1001 Waughtown St.)

Rawls was arrested on June 17, also charged in connection with a number of break-ins at the following businesses:

  • El Taino (520 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) (2 incidents)
  • New Yorker Pizza (1477 New Walkertown Rd.) (1 incident)
  • Forsyth Seafood (108 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) (3 incidents)
  • Pizza City (542 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) (1 incident)
  • Mr. Lu’s Chinese Restaurant (1479 New Walkertown Rd.) (2 incidents)
  • Walkertown Tobacco (1472 New Walkertown Rd.) (2 incidents)
  • OGB 1 Stop (2936 Old Greensboro Rd.) (3 incidents)
  • BP Gas Station (105 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) (1 incident)
  • K Beauty Supply (1491 New Walkertown Rd.) (1 incident)
  • La Perlita (1001 Waughtown St.) (2 incidents)

Rawls bond has now increased to $300,000 due to the additional charges.

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