Man arrested for felony breaking and entering, larceny in Lincolnton

- The Lincolnton Police Department arrested a local man on outstanding felony warrants for breaking into multiple vehicles. 

Officers arrested Chad Richard Tate on Sunday, March 27 when he was spotted in the area of East Congress Street near South Poplar Street. 

Tate was wanted for felony breaking and entering to a motor vehicle and felony larceny of a motor vehicle. 

Tate was transported to the Lincoln County Magistrate's Office where he received a $5,000 secured bond. Tate was then taken to the Lincoln County Jail where he has since made bond, police say. 

Tate made his first court appearance on Monday, March 28. He has prior convictions for possession of marijuana, D.W.I., and several other traffic related offenses. 

Tate also has pending charges for felony breaking and entering and felony larceny from a case in 2015. Tate is also on probation with North Carolina Department of Public Safety's Probation and Parole, police say. 

If anyone has any information about this case, they're asked to call the Lincolnton Police Department at (704) 736-8900. 

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