RALEIGH Police say a man has been arrested in a weekend break-in at the N.C. Museum of Natural Resources in Raleigh.
Joshua Matt Pace, 23, of Raleigh surrendered to officers Sunday night, State Capitol Police Chief Glen Allen said. Pace turned himself in after pictures from surveillance cameras were broadcast, he said.
Pace is charged with breaking and entering and damage to property. He was being held in the Wake County jail in lieu of $1,500 bail. It was not clear whether he had a lawyer.
Allen says no other suspects are being sought.
The fire alarm went off at the Nature Research Center about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, setting off the sprinklers. Firefighters and police found water flowing from an upper floor stairwell.
The new wing at the museum was closed Sunday while police investigated the break-in. Officials said nothing was stolen but the area suffered minor water damage.
No damage estimate was available early Monday.
None of the exhibits was damaged, museum spokesman Mark Johnson said. The full museum was reopening Monday.
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