A York Police Department report and jail records identified the suspects as Charles Isac Jones, 54, of Dallas, N.C., and Sharon Shanell Thompson, 37, of Gastonia, N.C.
Jones is charged with burglary, larceny and damage to property, police and jail records show. Thompson is charged with burglary, larceny and criminal conspiracy, records show.
The duo stole several leaf blowers from Boyd’s Tire around 4:20 a.m Tuesday, said York Police Department Chief Andy Robinson. The stolen leaf blowers, valued at more than $1,600, were recovered, police said.
Responding officers saw the suspects fleeing the scene and pursued them onto U.S. 321 Bypass then Filbert Highway where the suspect vehicle crashed, Robinson said.
No police vehicles were involved in the wreck, Robinson said.
Thompson, identified by police as the passenger, was taken into custody at the crash site, officers said.
Jones, the driver of the getaway vehicle, ran and was tracked down by York County Sheriff’s Office K-9 team, Robinson said.
Both suspects were taken to Piedmont Medical Center to be checked out then transferred to jail, Robinson said.
Jones remains in the York County jail under a $7,000 bond. Thompson is also in jail under a $9,000 bond.