2 arrested on multiple charges including breaking into 4 vehicles
WALHALLA, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -– The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a Florida man and woman were arrested following an investigation into multiple vehicle break-ins that happened in October.
Deputies said following the investigation 30-year-old Nyah Binghi Tafari Adderley was charged with four counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, petit larceny and two counts of financial transaction card fraud.
On Nov. 22, deputies announced that 25-year-old Shellmesha Laquesha Peterson was also charged with four counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, four counts of petit larceny and two counts of financial transaction card fraud.
According to deputies, Adderley and Peterson broke into a 2018 Subaru Outback, a 2019 Toyota Highlander, a 2015 Honda CRV and a 2010 Toyota Corolla at South Cove County Park on Oct. 15, stealing a purse from each vehicle as well as taking credit cards and other items.
Deputies said he used the victim’s credit card to obtain Visa gift cards at two separate businesses. One gift card was valued at $510.25 and the other was valued at $506.01.
The Sheriff’s Office said he was arrested on Friday, Nov. 4 at around 8:42 p.m. and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center on a combined $34,000 surety bond.
Peterson was booked into the Detention Center at around 5:38 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19.
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