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Third break-in suspect charged

SPENCER — The third suspect in the break-in and foot chase that prompted lockdowns at the North Rowan schools has now been charged.
Deante Corey Baker, 17, of East Horah Street, Salisbury, has been charged with felony breaking, entering and larceny and resisting, delaying and obstructing a police officer. He was injured during the incident when the suspect vehicle, a burgundy Ford Expedition, crashed into a tree when police started pursuit. He was treated at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. His bond is $25,000.
The others charged are also 17. Preston Jaquad Dalton of West Liberty Street and Malik Durand White of Hyde Street, Kannapolis, face the same charges. Each suspect is in the Rowan County Detention Center. Dalton is under $35,000 bond and White is under $25,000 bond.
Some juvenile suspects remain at large and are being sought by Spencer Police.
Anyone with information about the other suspects is asked to contact the Spencer Police at 704-633-3574 or Rowan-Salisbury Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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