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More charges filed against auto break-in suspects

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Davis, Wilson, Brown (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office) Davis, Wilson, Brown (Source: Chatham Co. Sheriff's Office)

Additional charges have been filed against three adults and two juveniles who were arrested in an early-morning sweep in a Georgetown neighborhood on July 3.

Malcolm Davis, 23, Daquan Wilson, 17, Jayquan Brown, 17, and two juveniles were apprehended after neighborhood residents worked with Savannah-Chatham Metro Police to interrupt multiple thefts from parked vehicles.

West Chatham Precinct Patrol officers and detectives recovered a stolen car, multiple credit cards, and other items stolen from vehicles. They also recovered a bicycle that one suspect had stolen in an attempt to avoid capture.

According to police, charges against Davis have been increased to 19 counts of entering auto, theft by receiving a stolen financial transaction card, conspiracy to commit a crime and theft of a bicycle. Police say Davis was in possession of a financial transaction card stolen from a vehicle in the Islands Precinct on July 1 and the bicycle when they arrested him.

Wilson has been charged with 19 counts of entering auto and two counts of theft by taking financial transaction cards. Police say Wilson had a number of financial transaction cards in his possession when they arrested him.

Brown has been charged with felony false statements and writings, obstruction by providing false information and 19 counts of entering auto. Police say Brown originally lied about his name and age and claimed to be a juvenile.

According to police, the juveniles have each now been charged with 23 counts of entering auto.

West Chatham Precinct Patrol officers and detectives are continuing to applaud the action of alert residents who reported to police at 1:43 a.m. that several males were walking through the neighborhood near Sunrise Lane and Misty Morning Way.

When officers arrived, they found a white Toyota Camry that had been stolen on June 24 parked in an isolated area and multiple vehicles that had been entered. Police say several items that were taken from those vehicles were found in the stolen Toyota. Other residents also called police to report the location of the suspects, including a car that had picked them up.

Police stopped a car matching the description on Grove Point Road and found the five suspects and a handgun inside. Police found another weapon in a wooded area.

According to police, the recovered Toyota was stolen from the 10000 block of Ferguson Avenue. Police say a spare set of keys reported to have been left in the residence were missing.

None of the suspects lived in the area of the arrests, according to police. The nature of the crimes has expanded the investigation to all five precincts of the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637).

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