Friday, 11 August 2017 09:09

Suspect Charged With Stealing, Using Financial Card

Logan Dean Baker Logan Dean Baker Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

26-year-old Logan Dean Baker of Phillips Lane in Statesville was arrested Tuesday (August 8) by Iredell County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny, identity theft, larceny of a motor vehicle and obtain property by false pretense.

On May 31, Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received reports of breaking and entering to motor vehicles and the larceny of debit and credit cards on Huntfield Way in Mooresville. The vehicles were unlocked at the time of the break ins. Detective Patrick Irwin with the Criminal Investigations Division was assigned the case and began speaking with witnesses and community members on Huntfield Way. During the investigation, Detective Irwin discovered that transactions were made on the victim’s credit card after it was stolen at the Mooresville Wal-Mart on Norman Station Boulevard.

Detective Irwin was able to obtain clear video footage of the suspect using the stolen debit cards as well as the vehicle the suspect was driving. The footage was then circulated on social media and Detective Irwin received several responses from citizens of Iredell County stating that the person in the video was a Logan Dean Baker of Phillips Lane in Statesville. Baker's family confirmed that it was him in the video footage and that the vehicle belonged to family members. Baker refused to interview with police regarding the case.

Arrest warrants were obtained on June 14. On Tuesday, after two months of eluding Law Enforcement, Baker was arrested by Salisbury Police. The arrest was made after Statesville Police made a request due to the larceny of a motor vehicle in that city. Bond for Baker was set at $25,000 secured. A District Court date is scheduled for August 25.

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