Three Suspects Charged For Vehicle Break-Ins In Southwest Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CMPD have charged three suspects in connection with a spree of overnight vehicle break-ins.
According to a news release, officers responded to a call of service on Thursday around 3:45 a.m. after a man was observed pulling on car door handles on Broadwater Lane in Southwest Charlotte.
When officers arrived to the scene they observed a female sitting inside a vehicle that was parked in front of a resident. Officers started a conversation with her and during that time two men approached the vehicle.
When the two men suspects saw the officers they took off in a spontaneous flight. After a brief foot chase both suspects were apprehended without incident.
During an investigation officers recovered a bag containing burglary tools and a stolen firearm.
All three suspects: 28-year-old James McIllwaine, 22-year-old Tiasia Davis and 19-year-old Rayvonne Moses were transferred for interviews.
According to CMPD, it was determined that Davis, Moses, and McIllwaine were responsible for five vehicle break-ins on Broadwater Lane.
All three suspects were all charged with five counts of Breaking and Entering Into Motor Vehicle, five counts of Conspiracy to Commit Breaking and Entering Into Motor Vehicle, a news release said.
McIllwaine was also charged with Possession of Stolen Firearm, Possession of Burglary Tools, Resisting Public Officer, Possession of Concealed Weapon, and Firearm by Convicted Felon, according to CMPD. Moses was also charged for Resisting Public Officer.
The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911. The public can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visiting their website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.