Two from Florida charged in area vehicle breakins

Desilus
Desilus

The arrest of two people involved in a weekend vehicle chase has led four law enforcement agencies to wrap up a number of vehicle breakins that occurred a few months ago.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said they aided in a chase that began Sunday in Mooresville and that ended on N.C. 152. The breakins were reported in several counties, including Rowan, Cabarrus, Forsyth, Randolph, Guilford and Iredell.


The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reported a number of vehicle breakins occurred at Dan Nicholas Park in July.

Jorane Desilus, 19, of the 200 block of Northeast 45th, Deerfield Beach, Fla., was charged on Sunday with 10 counts of felony breaking and entering a vehicle (Iredell), six counts of felony breaking and entering a vehicle (Guilford), four counts misdemeanor larceny (Guilford), 22 counts of felony financial transaction card theft (Guilford), two counts misdemeanor credit card fraud (Guilford), four counts of felony identity theft (Guilford). She was charged this morning by Mooresville Police with three counts of felony financial transaction card fraud, four counts of felony breaking and entering a vehicle and four counts of misdemeanor larceny (Iredell).

Desilus remains in the Rowan County jail under a $1,075,000 secured bond.

Keith Lashun Taylor, 27, of the 2900 block of Northwest Sixth Court, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was charged with 10 counts of felony breaking and entering into a vehicle (Rowan, Cabarrus, Forsyth, Randolph). He remains in the county jail under $500,000 secured bond.

Rowan deputies joined the chase as it entered N.C. 150, a report said. The vehicle officials were in pursuit of had a Tennessee license plate.

Rowan deputies deployed stop sticks around Miller Road, said Capt. John Sifford, which deflated the front tire of the car. The driver continued traveling on rims despite the front tire being blown. Along the way the occupants in the car began tossing items out of the windows as officers were following them.

The pursuit continued on N.C. 152 toward China Grove and soon came to an end as other officers were waiting, Sifford said.

Desilus and Taylor were the only two people in the car.

Sifford said there were other items in the car that had been taken from some recent vehicle break-ins. Some of the stolen items include wallets, cash, credit cards, prescription medication and cell phones.

Around the same time the vehicle thefts occurred at Dan Nicholas Parks, Concord Police also reported a number of thefts at J.W. McGee Jr. Park.

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