More charges for break-in suspects

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Two men charged March 3 with several breaking and enterings and larcenies in Rowan have now been charged with a break-in reported in Union County, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
Ricardo Valencia-Perez and Juan Manuel Martinez-Juarez, both of Charlotte, were charged Sunday with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny. Valencia-Perez is in the Rowan County jail under a $100,000 bond, and Martinez-Juarez is in jail under a $70,000 bond.
The Sheriff’s Office said a brown notebook filled with business cards was found in the men’s van, and was traced back to a woman’s Union County home, where a break-in had occurred Feb. 10.
The Sheriff’s Office is still investigating; more charges are possible.