Raleigh police charge teens with gunpoint theft, attempted theft of cars

From staff reportsJune 26, 2014 

— Raleigh police late Wednesday charged a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old with armed robbery in a car theft, attempted armed robbery involving a second car and leading police on a chase.

Jonathan Sherod Surles, 16, and Kevon Tyrrell Hicks, 17, were arrested at Grandover and Landreaux drives about 11:45 p.m., records showed.

In arrest warrants, police charged that they used a semiautomatic handgun in an attempt to take a Ford Escape and to take a Toyota Celica.

Police chased the stolen car on Bethel Road, the warrants said.

Surles was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, fleeing to elude and conspiring with Hicks to commit a felony. Hicks was charged with the robbery and fleeing counts and with conspiring with Surles and two unknown males.

Surles gave police an address of 2839 Grandover Drive, according to the warrants and arrest records, though city and county land records show there are no addresses beginning with 2000 on Grandover Drive.

Hicks lives at 4341 Haverty Drive, records said.

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