2 Teens Charged on February 25, 2014 Southwest Charlotte Robbery, Carjacking

From The Charlotte Observer by Steve Lyttle, February 26, 2014

Two teens who were arrested Tuesday, February 25, 2014 afternoon in connection with a home burglary now have been linked to a Monday night, February 24, 2014, robbery and carjacking in southwest Charlotte, according to police.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said JaJuan Arnold, 18, and Kaevon Leonard, 17, face a number of charges in the two cases.

JaJuan Arnold, 18.
Kaevon Leonard, 17.
A tip from a neighbor led police to the 12200 block of Savannah Garden Drive about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. The neighbor reported seeing two people carrying a television set behind a home.Police said they found Arnold and Leonard in possession of items taken from the home on Savannah Garden Drive. They were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

That is when detectives linked the men to an incident about 8:30 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014, when a man said he was approached by two men in the 8800 block of Crump Road. The man said he had just gotten off the light rail system and was getting into his car when the men came up.

The victim said the men robbed him and then took his vehicle. Police found the vehicle several hours later with nobody inside.

In connection with the Monday incident, Arnold and Leonard were charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. They also were charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and conspiracy to commit breaking and entering. Those stem from the Tuesday incident on Savannah Garden Drive.

Police ask that anyone with information about the suspects contact Crime Stoppers, 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/02/26/4724889/2-teens-charged-in-sw-charlotte.html#storylink=cpy
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