Teens arrested after week-long crime spree in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Three teens were arrested Thursday morning in connection to a week-long crime spree involving nine different locations throughout Winston-Salem, according to police.

Police arrested Phillip Myles Patterson, 16, Kysean Dujuan Sanders, 16, and Jeremiah Nevarro Wagner, 17, at about 8 a.m.

The teens allegedly robbed several people using a pellet gun, broke into businesses, and stole several cars, according to police.

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, a store breaking and entering occurred at the Unlimited Wireless located 480 W. Clemmonsville Road. Various cellphone accessories were stolen from the business, according to police.

At approximately 1:13 p.m. on Wednesday, a male victim was robbed in the parking lot of a business located at 2140 Old Lexington Road. The victim was threatened with a handgun and relinquished his cellphone during the robbery. Investigators later determined that the handgun was a pellet gun. The victim was not injured, according to police.

At approximately 3:52 p.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle was stolen from 909 E. Devonshire St.

At approximately 5:47 p.m. on Wednesday, a female victim was robbed in the parking lot of a car wash located at 5244 Germanton Road. The victim was threatened with a handgun and relinquished her vehicle during the robbery. Investigators later determined that the handgun was a pellet gun. The victim was not injured.

At approximately 9:03 p.m. on Wednesday, a vehicle was stolen from 3185 Buchanan St.

At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Thursday, a store breaking and entering occurred at the Metro PCS located 2104 Old Lexington Road. Various cellphone accessories were stolen from the business.

At approximately 3:10 a.m. on Thursday, a store breaking occurred at the Boost Mobile located 2838 Waughtown St. Property was damaged during the breaking and investigators are still attempting to determine what was stolen from the business, according to police.

At approximately 4:11 a.m. on Thursday, a breaking and entering occurred at a residence located at 1610 Thornecliffe St. A television was taken from the home. No one was home at the time the breaking occurred, according to police.

At approximately 4:28 a.m. on Thursday, a vehicle was stolen from 401 N. Main St.

Shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday, deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department apprehended three individuals in the stolen vehicle taken from 401 N. Main St.

Patterson has been charged with two counts of common law robbery, one count of second degree burglary, one count of felony attempt break and enter a building, two counts of felony breaking and entering, three counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering and three counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Patterson is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $150,000 bond.

Sanders has been charged with two counts of common law robbery, one count of second degree burglary, one count of felony attempt break and enter a building, two counts of felony breaking and entering, three counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering and three counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Sanders is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.

Wagner has been charged with two counts of common law robbery, one count of second degree burglary, one count of felony attempt break and enter a building, three counts of felony breaking and entering, four counts of felony larceny after breaking and entering and three counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle. Wagner is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $125,000 bond.

The investigation into these crimes remains active and additional charges are anticipated. The pellet gun utilized in several of these crimes has been seized and authorities have recovered most of the property taken. Authorities ask that anyone with information contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.