10/21/2022 6:17:00 PM Cherryville Man Charged With Home Break-In & Vehicle Theft
Photo Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A Cherryville man has been charged in connection with an October 20, 2022 break-in to a residence in the 3300 block of Long Shoals Road.
Deputies were dispatched to the scene after a relative who lives nearby reported the front door and basemen door to the home which was unoccupied were standing open. A check of the residence revealed rooms had been ransacked and as many as six firearms had been stolen. A 1993 Chevrolet Surburban was also stolen from an outbuilding on the property.
A BOLO (Be On the Lookout) was sent out to neighboring law enforcement agencies in a 50-mile radius of Lincoln County. While still on the scene, deputies were informed that Cherryville Police had the vehicle stopped in the Walmart parking lot on NC Highway 150. Officers had two people in custody who were in the vehicle.
The driver, DeBoyce Davis, 28, of Cherryville, NC, was charged with felony breaking and entering a building, larceny after breaking and entering, possession of stolen goods, larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle, and felony possession of a firearm. He was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond. The passenger was interviewed and released and the vehicle was returned to the owner.