PICKENS COUNTY—Three teens are facing more than 50 charges in connection with a string of thefts in Easley.
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested two suspects and are holding active arrest warrants on a third individual who they believe are responsible for numerous incidents involving thefts from motor vehicles in the Easley community.
A total of 59 arrest warrants have been issued for Joshua Pete Thomas, 19, Brandon Tyler Stoudenmire, 18, and Kenneth Justin Stoudenmire, 19.
Thomas and Brandon Stoudenmire have been arrested.
Sheriff’s office reports say the three men randomly canvassed neighborhoods in an effort to locate unlocked vehicles during the cover of darkness.
Authorities say the three stole items left inside the vehicles by the owners. Police warrants say approximately $3,500 of various properties ranging from iPods, purses, tools, medication and other items were stolen. The Sheriff’s Office has recovered approximately $2,500 of the stolen property.
Thomas faces one charge of burglary, nine charges of auto breaking, one charge of grand larceny and 10 charges of petit larceny.
Brandon and Kenneth Stoudenmire face nine counts of auto breaking and 10 counts of petit larceny
The sheriff’s office is still searching for Kenneth Stoudenmire, brother to Brandon Stoudenmire.
Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to call the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office at 864-898-5500