VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Four men were arrested and are facing multiple charges after they were caught trying to steal a car at a Wawa parking lot in Virginia Beach over the weekend, police confirmed Monday.
According to Virginia Beach Police, they got the call for the incident just after 10:40 p.m. on November 27, at the Wawa on 5701 Northampton Boulevard.
A preliminary investigation of the incident revealed that four men attempted to steal a car from the Wawa parking lot when the owner of the vehicle confronted the suspects.
Police say that’s when the four men got into another vehicle, which they crashed into a gas pump as they attempted to flee. The suspects then took off on foot.
Police were able to gather suspect descriptions and their direction of travel which eventually led to the suspects’ arrests.
After further investigation, police realized that the vehicle that crashed into the gas pump was previously stolen a few days prior to the incident. Police also recovered two additional stolen vehicles nearby along with five firearms, two of which were also reported stolen.
The four men arrested and their charges are listed as follows:
19-year-old Tyeontae Domonique Baxter, of Norfolk, has been charged with grand larceny and 2 counts of carrying a concealed weapon.
18-year-old Nasim Rakin Greene, of Norfolk, was charged with receipt of a stolen firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.
21-year-old Douglas Lamont Moore Jr. of Norfolk was charged with petit larceny and 2 counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
18-year-old Camren Davon Jones, of Norfolk, was charged with 2 counts of credit card theft.
No further information has been released. The incident is still under investigation.
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