Teen, juvenile arrested for breaking into cars in Virginia Beach

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Photo: Tiquan Lovell Speller

Virginia Beach, Va. – A teen and a juvenile have been arrested for breaking into cars and stealing in Virginia Beach, police tell NewsChannel 3.

It happened on Monday, July 7, 2014 at approximately 4:00 a.m. in the 4200 block of Link Court. That’s in the Larkspur Townhomes subdivision.

Police were called to the neighborhood where it was reported that a group of young men were seen going into vehicles.

When police arrived, the group ran away from the area.

Officers apprehended two suspects a short time later. Preliminary investigation revealed that numerous vehicles had been entered with various items being stolen.

Police believe more than 30 vehicles were tampered with, or stolen from. The public is reminded to keep their vehicles empty of valuables, and their vehicles locked when parked and unattended.

One of the suspects has been identified as Tiquan Lovell Speller, 18, of the 1100 block of Wall Street in Norfolk. Speller is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail on no bond. He is charged with four counts of Grand Larceny, three counts of Petit Larceny, and nine counts of Entering or Setting in Motion a Vehicle.

The second suspect is a juvenile; no information will be released on that person.

This case remains under investigation.

Citizens are encouraged to call the Virginia Beach Police Department should they believe they are victims of this crime.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.