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Teen charged in four vehicle larcenies

Posted September 26, 2008 8:11 p.m. EDT

— A 17-year-old Greenville man has been arrested in a string of larcenies that involved four vehicles over one day.

Darius Terell Maybank faces four charges of larceny and two of breaking and entering.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, Greenville police were called out at 1:41 a.m. to 100 Christina Drive where a tan 1998 Toyota Avalon was stolen.

Callers to 911 reported two vehicle-related crimes in the 3200 block of Old Oak Walk between 6:45 and 7:40 a.m. Officers said that a silver 2005 Chevrolet Suburban had been stolen and that a gray 2006 Ford Explorer had been broken into and a laptop taken from it.

At 1:45 p.m., officers were called out to 310 Mary Beth Lane, where a black 2009 Toyota Camry had been broken into. A GPS device had been taken from the Camry.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, detective with Greenville police's property crimes unit arrested Maybank in the theft of the Suburban. He was placed in the Pitt County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.

Detectives continued to develop evidence and charged Maybank in the other crimes on Tuesday, Sept. 23. His bond was raised by $17,000.

Both stolen vehicles were recovered.

Officers said that they expect to make more arrests and file more charges in the case.