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Two suspects arrested in Charlotte parking deck break-ins

Police have charged two Charlotte men with breaking into more than a dozen cars on the government plaza parking deck early Thursday morning.

According to officials, Dominique Mickerson, 20, and Xayver Warner, 19, have each been charged with 19 counts of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and four counts of misdemeanor larceny, among other charges.

The two were arrested Thursday after 19 early morning vehicle break-ins were reported at the 101 S. McDowell St. parking deck in uptown.

Officers with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Central Division responded to the deck around 3:30 a.m., after a victim reported their car had been broken into and noted others had been as well.

According to the police report, vehicle windows were broken in almost every case and a handgun was among the items taken from the vehicles.

Based on evidence collected by crime scene search and other information from the investigation, police obtained warrants for Mickerson and Warner, who officials said were arrested without incident later Thursday.

Mickerson was also charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a stolen firearm and felony conspiracy. Warner was additionally charged with larceny of a firearm and felony conspiracy.

Police ask that anyone with additional information about this case or suspects call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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