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Young teens charged in North Carolina crime spree | abc11.com – WTVD

Police say a crime spree in North Carolina that included a drugstore robbery and multiple vehicle break-ins ended with a stolen car crashing and five teenagers facing charges.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told news outlets that five boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the Saturday morning crimes.

Police told The Charlotte Observer that Officer Travis Archer attempted a traffic stop on the stolen Ford Escape before it ran a red light, hit another car and caught fire.

Police apprehended the teenagers who ran from the SUV. The 14-year-old driver had been trapped before officers pulled him out. He was taken to a hospital but not seriously injured.

The boys face charges including armed robbery and vehicle theft. It’s unclear if anyone has an attorney.

Read more at: http://abc11.com/young-teens-charged-in-north-carolina-crime-spree/2537694/

Young teens charged in North Carolina crime spree – WTVD

Police say a crime spree in North Carolina that included a drugstore robbery and multiple vehicle break-ins ended with a stolen car crashing and five teenagers facing charges.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told news outlets that five boys whose ages range from 14 to 16 were arrested in connection with the Saturday morning crimes.

Police told The Charlotte Observer that Officer Travis Archer attempted a traffic stop on the stolen Ford Escape before it ran a red light, hit another car and caught fire.

Police apprehended the teenagers who ran from the SUV. The 14-year-old driver had been trapped before officers pulled him out. He was taken to a hospital but not seriously injured.

The boys face charges including armed robbery and vehicle theft. It’s unclear if anyone has an attorney.

Read more at: http://abc11.com/young-teens-charged-in-north-carolina-crime-spree/2537694/

Police arrest 5 teens after crime spree in north Charlotte | Charlotte …

Five teenagers have been arrested after a Saturday morning crime spree ended with police pulling one suspect from a flaming car, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

Police said the teens stole the white Ford Escape from the driveway of a home on Fairvista Drive, which is off Highland Creek Parkway in north Charlotte, between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday.

People on five other streets in the Highland Creek neighborhood reported car break-ins during the same time frame.

Then, at 8:09 a.m., a male suspect with a gun robbed a Rite Aid on West W.T. Harris Boulevard. Police said the two employees inside the store at the time were not hurt. The suspect with the gun fled in the Ford Escape, and police believe other people were inside the car at that time.

Four and a half hours later, the Ford Escape was spotted near the intersection of The Plaza and Matheson Avenue. CMPD Officer

Read more at: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article179002761.html

Pricey quad bikes targeted in North Kerry crime spree – FarmIreland.ie

Gardaí in Listowel believe the one gang is responsible for both raids, which occurred in Moyvane and Tarbert – just miles apart – within hours of each other.

The thieves entered a shed on a farm in Murhur, Moyvane, sometime between 7pm on Thursday and 7am on Friday, taking a relatively new Suzuki quad. Meanwhile, between 9pm on Thursday and 7am on Friday thieves stole a Honda TRX500 quad from another unsecured outhouse at a property in Woodlands, Tarbert.

Read more at: http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/agri-business/farmers-warned-as-highend-quad-bikes-are-targeted-by-gang-in-crime-spree-36177456.html

What was the sentence for 2014 crime spree in Antelope, North Highlands?

Q: How much time was Latrale Way sentenced to, and where is he serving time?

Gloria, Antelope

A: Latrale Dupree Way and co-defendant Anthony Maurice Cotton remain in Sacramento County Jail awaiting sentencing.

Way, 20, was convicted in November of 17 felony counts, including armed robbery, burglary, aggravated kidnapping and rape in a series of crimes that occurred between June 30 and Oct. 19, 2014 in the Antelope and North Highlands areas.

Cotton, 21, was found guilty of 10 counts including kidnapping, armed robbery, assault with intent to commit rape and attempted robbery.

Both men currently are scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 13, according to Sacramento Superior Court records available online.

Prosecutors argued that Way and Cotton were part of a four-man team that forced entry to homes, and attacked and robbed couples at a North Highlands park.

The spree began June 30, 2014, when the four held a man at gunpoint

Read more at: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article174284791.html

North Richmond gang faces 33 charges in crime-spree killings …

In all, the gang — which authorities said they have largely dismantled — has been linked to the three homicides, 14 attempted murders, two carjackings, six armed robberies and four home burglaries in 12 cities of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Police said they have arrested seven members of the gang.


Bertram Fairries, an FBI agent who was on the team that helped take down the gang, said the crimes were among the “most egregious” in the Bay Area in years. While some of the violence was motivated by disputes with rival gangs, much of it was random acts meant to instill fear in the community, he said.

One of those random acts was the brutal slaying of 18-year-old Otillo Martinez, a 2016 Hercules High School graduate who was walking home from work last September in south Richmond when

Read more at: http://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/article/North-Richmond-gang-busted-after-highway-12162067.php

North Richmond gang faces 33 charges in crime-spree killings, robberies

In all, the gang — which authorities said they have largely dismantled — has been linked to the three homicides, 14 attempted murders, two carjackings, six armed robberies and four home burglaries in 12 cities of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Police said they have arrested seven members of the gang.


Bertram Fairries, an FBI agent who was on the team that helped take down the gang, said the crimes were among the “most egregious” in the Bay Area in years. While some of the violence was motivated by disputes with rival gangs, much of it was random acts meant to instill fear in the community, he said.

One of those random acts was the brutal slaying of 18-year-old Otillo Martinez, a 2016 Hercules High School graduate who was walking home from work last September in south Richmond when

Read more at: http://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/article/North-Richmond-gang-busted-after-highway-12162067.php