Raleigh police recover 9 stolen motorcycles

July 17, 2009 7:21:57 AM PDT
Raleigh police have arrested four people and charged them in connection with the thefts of nine motorcycles.Police said they received two separate calls reporting three stolen motorcycles on Barry Street and South Walnut Creek Parkway between 3 and 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

One of the bikes was located in the 2400 hundred block of Raymond Smith Road with the assistance of LoJack tracking equipment.

At that location, officers discovered two suspects unloading stolen motorcycles from a trailer.

The suspects, 24-year-old Christopher Brown and 24-year-old Vincent Street, ran from the scene into a wooded area, but were later arrested. Officers said they discovered other stolen motorcycles in the woods where the suspects were hiding.

Brown and Street are charged with nine counts of felony larceny and ten counts of felony possession of stolen property. The third suspect, 25-year-old Edward Outlaw, was arrested later that day and faces the same charges.

Police later determined that the trailer at the Raymond Smith Road location was also stolen. The owner reported it missing on July 11 along with one of the nine bikes.

Police also arrested the fourth suspect, 27-year-old Jennifer Dejesus, Thursday.

She faces three counts of possession of stolen property in connection with the motorcycles, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and deliver, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of selling or delivering marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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