Deputies: Pair broke into Southern Nash High

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BAILEY — Two men face charges after authorities say they broke into Southern Nash High School.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office received a call Saturday shortly before 7 p.m. regarding a break-in at the high school in the Stanhope community north of Bailey. The two suspects were trying to break into the cash register and vending machine inside the school, officials said.

When deputies responded, they found William Gillis Baker and Christopher John Jasinski, both 25, inside the school cafeteria, according to authorities.

Both men were wearing white socks and were caught in possession of burglary tools, officials said.

Baker of 1300 East Old Spring Hope Road, Nashville, and Jasinski of 5494 Sanders Lane, Bailey, were arrested without incident. They were charged with two counts each of breaking into a coin/currency machine, felony breaking and entering, safecracking, larceny after breaking and entering, misdemeanor breaking or entering and possession of burglary tools.

Baker and Jasinski were each booked into the Nash County Jail in Nashville under a $35,000 secured bond.

Authorities say anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Nash County Sheriff’s Office at 252-459-1530.