Iredell County Deputies Arrest Two Suspects For Multiple Break-Ins

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Iredell County deputies have arrested two suspects for the breaking and entering of vehicles as well as burglary of residences.

Deputies were dispatched on Saturday to the area of Teeter Road and Linwood Road where they were able to review surveillance camera footage from one of the victims of the crime. According to deputies, the footage showed the suspects had fled the scene in a vehicle, described by a witness as a red colored passenger car.

After several witness interviews were made, 21-year-old Cody Choate was identified as a suspect. Deputies then attempted to locate Choate throughout the day.

During that time deputies received numerous reports of breaking and entering with several items stolen including a firearm, Scuba equipment, and a camera.

Information about the suspect was sent to Mooresville Police Department and later that day as police were called to a home where they located Clayton Broyhill, 21,  in a red Ford Focus sitting on the side of the roadway. After further investigation a stolen firearm which was reported from earlier the same day was located.

According to a news release, Broyhill, was charged with Felony First Degree Burglary, Felony Break or Enter Motor Vehicle, Felony Larceny of a Firearm, Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering.

Iredell County Deputies and detectives went to Choate’s home, in an attempt to serve his outstanding warrants where he was located. According to officials, before the deputies could access the home, Choate grabbed a butcher knife from the kitchen sink then barricaded himself inside the residence with his grandmother and uncle.

Deputies were able to talk Choate into putting the knife down coming out of the residence. He was immediately taken into custody without further incident.

In the home officers found numerous pieces of evidence worth approximately $13,000 inside his bedroom, marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. On the premises, a stolen vehicle from a residence in Mooresville was located in the driveway, a news release stated.

Deputies were able to make contact with the owner and assist them in recovering their vehicle.