Cary Police arrest two for car break-ins

14 GPS systems, money among items stolen
May 29, 2008 5:11:38 PM PDT
Cary Police have arrested two men in connection with 38 breaking and entering cases including two burglaries and one armed robbery. According to a press released sent by Cary Police, as many as 80 victims were involved in the crimes which started April 3rd.

Charles Robert Douglass III, 23, was arrested and charged with five counts of felonious breaking and entering motor vehicle on May 21, 2008, and charged with two counts of second degree burglary on May 28, 2008. Cary Police also arrested and charged Roy Askey, 18, with ten counts of felonious breaking and entering motor vehicle on May 22, 2008, and with one count each of armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on May 27, 2008. Askey is a suspect in the armed robbery at the Handee Hugo's, 2418 Southwest Cary Parkway, that occurred on May 16, 2008.

Police arrested Douglass following a series of car break-ins near Howland Avenue and two home burglaries in the High House and Maynard roads area. The victims reported several items stolen including money, a book bag, and financial information.

Cary Police officers discovered Askey while he was attempting to use stolen credit cards at an ATM at Parkway Point, 2420 SW Cary Parkway, on May 22, 2008. After being questioned by Police, they discovered that Askey had numerous credit and gift cards that were not in his name. A search of his home revealed property linking him to several car break-ins as well as an armed robbery, according to police. Askey is believed to have stolen Nintendo game systems, 14 GPS systems, money, wallets, camping gear, CDs, sunglasses and DVS video systems. Askey is a suspect in 25 cases occurring in Cary since April 3, 2008.

Douglass and Askey are currently in the Wake County Public Safety Center and are being held on $25,000 and $230,000 bonds, respectively.


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