5 teens accused of stealing safe, guns from Thomasville home
Evan Andrew Ayers (Mugshot provided by: Davidson County Sheriff's Office)
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Five teenagers have been arrested after deputies say they stole a safe and guns from a home in Thomasville.
According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, the victim told deputies he returned to his house on Club Drive around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 29 after having been gone for less two hours to find his home had been broken into.
Items stolen from the home included a safe and firearms worth more than $8,000, deputies said. With help from Thomasville police, deputies say they were able to recover most of the stolen property.
On Tuesday, deputies arrested 18-year-old Evan Andrew Ayers of High Point along with three 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old in connection with the burglary.
Ayers and the 16-year-olds are were all charged with a single count of felony second-degree burglary, one count of felony larceny of firearms and two counts of felony safecracking. The 15-year-old was served with a juvenile petition.
Ayers is being held in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond. The 16-year-olds are each being held under $100,000 secured bonds.
The suspects all have a court appearance set for Aug. 26.
Further details about the burglary were not available.
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