Crime

Police arrest 3 more suspects in connection with Charlotte vandalism

Police arrested three more suspects and issued arrest warrants for three others in connection with vandalism of uptown businesses.

The vandalism occurred during protests last week over the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott as he waited in the parking lot of a University area apartment complex for his son to get off the school bus.

Early Sunday, police announced the arrests of Marcellis McKenzie, 30; Jayden Harrington, 17; and Shakiyla Green, 22.

McKenzie, 30, was charged in connection with a break-in and vandalism at Buffalo Wild Wings, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. McKenzie was charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, felony conspiracy and injury to real property.

Harrington and Green were charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, felony conspiracy and injury to real property in connection with a break-in at Jimmy Johns, 230 S. Tryon St. Daniel Baker, 49, of Charlotte was previously arrested in the case and warrants issued for Savanna Lee Jones, 16, Jamil Gill, 23, of Concord and Dejuante B. Marina, 31, of Charlotte.

Police have issued warrants for Terrence Shatiq Terrell, 28, in connection with a car break-in in the 300 block of East Trade Street

Warrants have been issued for Dana Denena, 24, in connection with a break-in and vandalism at the Epicentre Sundries in the 200 block of East Trade Street.

And police issued warrants for Khalil Wallace, 18, who is accused of hitting a law enforcement officer in the arm with a wrench and smashing the officer’s car window. Glass damaged one of the officer’s eyes.

Police previously arrested Ian Bowzer, 19, of Charlotte after reviewing video footage of a man kicking in the doors of the Hyatt Hotel in the 400 block of East Trade Street. Bowzer, a.k.a. Logan Bathrick, was charged with injury to real property and is free on a $3,000 bail.

Anyone with additional information about the vandalism is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704.334.1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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