Three arrested in vehicle theft, breaking and entering in south Charlotte

Photos: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 

Three people have been arrested for their roles in two separate theft cases in south Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

On Tuesday, April 3 at 9 a.m. officers responded to reports of a stolen vehicle in the 1000 block of S. Edgehill Road. The victim told police that his silver 2014 Toyota Corolla was stolen from the parking lot of the Edgehill Apartments. 

Later that evening at 5:50 p.m., officers received a license plate reader hit notifying them that the stolen vehicle was traveling on South Boulevard. A traffic stop was made on the vehicle near the 300 block of W. 11th Street, and four people were detained. 

While searching the four people, officers located a firearm in their possession. During the investigation, property was located in the stolen vehicle which was taken during a larceny from motor vehicle and residential breaking and entering on Fernhill Drive.

Demarco Tarell Threatt has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, lof Motor vehicle, break or enter motor vehicle, larceny, possession of firearm by convicted felon, and carrying concealed weapon. 

Nico Obinna Ekenedo has been charged with possession of stolen motor vehicle. 

Tydarereous Graham has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of motor vehicle, breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, and larceny. 

The fourth person was interviewed and released without being charged, police said. 

Anyone with additional information about these cases or the suspects is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704.334.1600.