Police believe two suspects responsible for several burglaries
North Charleston Police say they charged two men in connection with multiple burglaries.
Spencer Pryor, spokesman for North Charleston Police Department could not specify how many burglaries thay may have committed, but said “several others.”
Police have charged Micah Joseph Jefferson, 26, of Suffolk Street, and Sahib Jamel Rose, 33, of Old Ridge Road. Rose was charged with two counts of second degree burglary and Jefferson was charged with three counts, according to jail records.
On Dec. 13 in the Fernwood neighborhood, which is off of University Boulevard near Interstate 26, police responded to reports of two black men who were walking into different yards on the street, according to an incident report. While police spoke to them, Jefferson ran off and was chased by officers, according to the report. Jefferson and Rose were detained.
In the pockets of one of the suspects, police found jewelry and rare coins. Police also found a pillow case with more jewelry and coins as well as a crowbar. Jefferson confessed to breaking into the home at 2900 Fernwood Drive as well as a home at 2788 Shadow Lane, according to the report.
The investigation remains ongoing. Jefferson and Rose are currently booked into the Al Cannon Detention Center in Charleston County. Rose is being held on $50,000 bail and Jefferson on $75,000 bail.