Deputies: Lexington man stole rare Mustang, 4 other vehicles

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Daryl Lewis Lyerly, 32, of Lexington. (Rowan Co. Sheriff's Office)

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies said a man accused of stealing five vehicles including a rare limited edition 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 was arrested Saturday in Davidson County.

Daryl Lewis Lyerly, 32, of Lexington, allegedly took the vehicles after breaking into a building on Highway 150 in Rowan County.

Deputies with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said they began investigating on April 24. Authorities in Davidson County helped find the stolen Mustang in a storage building on Haden Grove Church Road in Linwood on Sept. 28, deputies said.

Officials said warrants were issued on Lyerly and he was arrested at his home at 228 Lowe Drive.

Lyerly faces several charges including felony larceny of a motor vehicle and felony breaking and or entering.

Deputies said the suspect was taken to Rowan County and placed in jail under a $5,500 secured bond. A court appearance is planned for Tuesday.

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