Youth charged in YouTube break-in faces new burglary counts
RALEIGH, Jan 09, 2013 (The News & Observer (Raleigh - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
A 17-year-old Broughton High School student accused of a Dec. 29 burglary captured on a YouTube video is now facing charges in connection with a New Year's Eve break-in in the same neighborhood.
An arrest warrant served Tuesday on Qushawn Dy'antay Newsome while he was being held at the Wake County Detention Center accuses him of second-degree burglary and larceny, the same charges lodged against him in connection with the break-in that was captured on a home video system and posted on YouTube in hopes of generating leads for police.
That has been watched more than 2 million times.
Police did say that photos they made from the video and distributed internally led them to Newsome and his 20-year-old brother, Kadarius Newsome of Roxboro.
The elder Newsome was charged in the Dec. 29 incident.
Qushawn Newsome, who lives at 405 Starrett Court in Raleigh, not far from the burglary scenes, is accused in the arrest warrant for the Dec. 31 break-in of taking a digital camera, a 40-inch television, three laptop computers and liquor, all valued at $6,400.
The Dec. 29 break-in and the Dec. 31 break-in happened about five blocks apart in the Caraleigh neighborhood.
On New Year's Eve, police alleged that Newsome entered a house between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Newsome's bond on the new charges was set at $35,000.
Kadarius Newsome remained in custody Wednesday on a $15,000 bond in the Dec. 29 case.
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