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5 charged with vehicle break-ins


Three adults and two juveniles were arrested and charged Friday in connection with vehicle break-ins.  

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police said neighbors worked with police to stop several thefts from vehicles. West Chatham Precinct Patrol officers and detectives recovered a stolen car, credit cards, a bike and other items that were stolen from vehicles. 

A white Toyota Camry had been stolen from the 10000 block of Ferguson Avenue at 4:23 a.m. on June 24. Police said a spare set of keys that were left in the residence was missing. 

Alert neighbors called police at 1:43 a.m. Friday to report several males walking through the neighborhood near Sunrise Lane and Misty Morning Way. Responding officers found the stolen Toyota had been parked in an isolated area and 10 vehicles that had been entered. Several items taken from those vehicles were found in the stolen Toyota. 

Police searched the area for the suspects. Residents alerted police about an hour later that four males were walking on Cherryfield Lane where a dark car had picked them up. 

Police stopped car on Grove Point Road that matched the description. Malcolm Xavier Davis, 23, Daquan Jamal Wilson, 17, Jayquan Shakeem Brown, 17, and two juveniles were taken into custody about 3 a.m. Friday. Police said a handgun and magazine to a separate weapon were also found in that car. 

Davis had a stolen bike and a credit card on him that had been stolen from a vehicle in the Islands Precinct on Monday, according to SCMPD. He was charged with theft by receiving stolen property, party to a crime, conspiracy to commit a crime and theft by taking of the bicycle. 

Wilson is charged with two counts of theft of a financial transaction card and two counts of entering auto. Police said Brown lied to police about his name and age and claimed to be a juvenile and is charged with felony false statements and writings, providing false information, obstruction and entering auto. 

Each juvenile was charged with 10 counts of entering auto. 

Detectives from West Chatham and Islands precincts continue to investigate Friday's thefts, the Toyota theft and other cases. 

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. 

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