Date/Time of Offense: Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle
Felony Larceny after a Breaking and Entering
Location of Incident: Taylorsville Highway, Statesville NC – Western Iredell County
Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Deputies responded to Taylorsville Highway in Western Iredell County for a Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. The suspect gained access to the vehicle by breaking out the window. The purse containing the owner’s ATM cards and other identifying information was stolen from the vehicle. On the same day, the stolen ATM cards were used at Walmart stores in Taylorsville and Conover to purchase over $1,000.00 worth of merchandise.
The case was assigned to Detective A. Guadalupe who was able to obtain surveillance footage of the suspect from the Walmart stores. During the investigation, Detective Guadalupe also discovered the suspect was a passenger in a silver, newer model Hyundai Elantra. The car was displaying a stolen license plate that had been reported stolen from a vehicle in Iredell County. Similar incidents have been occurring in surrounding counties.
The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the identity of the female suspect to call the Sheriff’s Office at (704)878-3180 or the Iredell County Crime Stoppers at (704)662-1340.