Thieves target scooters in break-in
CHINA GROVE ó The Rowan County Sheriffís Office charged two men who were attempting to steal scooters from a China Grove home Saturday.
Michael Lynn Upright, 51, of 10885 N.C. 52, Rockwell, and Williford Oliver, 54, of 340 Meadow Lane, Mooresville, have been charged with felony attempted larceny, felony breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.
According to an arrest warrant, the men broke into Deborah Campbellís residence on Dillon Street and took a red tool box valued at $100 before trying to steal a scooter and riding lawnmower.
Upright was also charged with felony larceny for taking three scooters.
He was in the Rowan County Detention Center Saturday night under a $5,000 bond.
Oliver was in the detention center at the same time under a $2,500 secured bond.