Two people charged with breaking into vacant Lloyd Street house

Published 9:14 pm Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SALISBURY — A man and woman were charged with breaking into a vacant Lloyd Street home after a neighbor spotted them going into it.

Laquerius Markese Martin, 19, whose address is listed as the streets of Salisbury, was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor breaking and entering. He also has an outstanding warrant for an order to show cause. He was released from the Rowan County Detention Center under a $1,000 secured bond.

Tahniya Monae Tillman, 22, of the 1600 block of Standish Street, Apartment 1C, was charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering and misdemeanor resisting or obstructing an officer. She was released from the Rowan County jail under a $1,000 secured bond.

A neighbor saw two people going into the house in the 300 block of Lloyd Street before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The neighbor saw them try to get in through a front window. Police officials said Martin and Tillman went to the back of the house and broke in through a window.

When police arrived, they were still in the house. Officers said they smelled marijuana but found none.