A patrol officer's field interview of a suspicious man has provided detectives with the break that ended a string of burglaries in Greenville. Corporal B.M. Quick stopped Emmett Lang, 40 years old, about a week ago when Lang was spotted in the area of Stantonsburg road near Memorial Drive. Cpl. Quick interviewed Lang briefly, and turned him loose. Quick sent the information gained from the interview to detectives in the Criminal Investigations Bureau.
Detectives from the Property Crimes Unit followed up on the field interview, and have now arrested Emmett Lang on December 18 for (3) counts of felony breaking and entering, (3) counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering, and (2) counts of felony break and entering a coin/currency machine.
Lang was arrested for the recent commercial break ins that occurred on both November 16th and again on December 15th at RJ’s Famous Chicken and BBQ located at 2518 S. Memorial Drive.
Lang was also charged with another commercial break in that occurred at Winners Play Sweepstakes at 1311 W. Arlington Blvd.
Lang was jailed under a $50,000 secured bond.