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Police: Men broke into murder suspect’s home

Two Cleveland County men were arrested Wednesday for allegedly breaking into the home of a recent murder suspect in Lincolnton.

Wesley David Bollinger, 43, and Britt Fender, 65, are accused of breaking into the an outbuilding ownerd by murder suspect Terry Lee White and attempting to steal a $10,000 motorcycle, according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspects, who are emplyoed by Rebuildable Cycles of Shelby, told officers they were repossessing the motorcycle. But they did not have the authority or proper paperwork to do so, police said.

White, the homeowner, was arrested Saturday on a first-degree murder charge for allegedly shooting his wife in the head.

Bollinger and Dender are charged with felony breaking and entering a building, larceny and possession of stolen goods.

Both men were released on a $10,000 secured bond.

White remains in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center in Lincolnton without the possibility of bond.

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