Three teens charged with stealing cars from Greenville auto dealership

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Greenville Teen Auto Theft Suspects

Three teenage boys were arrested and charged after they allegedly broke into a Greenville auto dealership and stole two vehicles from the business.

On May 27, Pitt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of stolen vehicles at Bautista Auto Sales, located at 1210 Mumford Road.

Investigators say three male suspects damaged a fence to break into the property, then stole a Honda Fit and Ford Fusion from the dealership lot, and damaged other vehicles there.

Deputies determined that entry had been made by damaging the fence, then two vehicles were stolen, a Honda Fit and a Ford Fusion. Other vehicles were also damaged in the process.

One of the suspect’s parents found the vehicles, returned them to the dealership, and told police what happened.

The following suspects, all from Greenville, were each arrested and charged with 1 count of Felony Larceny of a Vehicle, 1 count of Misdemeanor Injury to Property, and 1 count of Misdemeanor First Degree Trespass:

Jaqouza Kevoun Chavis, age 18,  Joseph “Malik” Chavis, age 17, and Tavon Hardison, age 16.

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