Three charged in car break-in string on and around NC State campus

From staff reportsNovember 20, 2013 

— North Carolina State University and Raleigh police have charged two brothers and a third man in a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts of GPS units and other items that began Nov. 1.

The most recent charges were filed Tuesday against Sean Randez Archibald,23, Marcus Lamont Archibald, 21, and Evan Kai McLeod, 18.

Both agencies have been filing charges against the trio since Sean Archibald and McLeod were arrested on Thurman Drive about 4:15 a.m. on Nov. 12 after being chased by a university officer who had seen them hiding behind cars near a stolen car that she found with its doors open.

Marcus Archibald was located that evening and arrested, NCSU Maj. David Kelly said.

Tuesday, NCSU officers charged each of the three with six car break-ins, and Raleigh filed one. Those charges are all felonies.

The two agencies also filed eight misdemeanor larceny charges against each man.

Kelly said the car break-ins at university parking lots and garages had been scattered around the campus.

Some involved breaking windows to gain access to cars while others involved that the owners had left unlocked, Kelly said.

When they were arrested, all three told police they lived at Marcus Archibald’s apartment at 1600 Poole Road.

When they were booked at the Wake County Detention Center, Sean Archibald gave an address of 109 Grassy Rio Lane, and McLeod said he lives at 4800 Tapers Drive, both in Raleigh.

Wednesday, McLeod was being held in lieu of $111,000 bail, Sean Archibald in lieu of $80,500 and Marcus Archibald in lieu of $65,000.

They were to appear in court Wednesday on the latest charges.

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