Posted on Sunday November 18, 2018
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
November 18, 2018
On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at approximately 5:20 a.m., the Matthews Police Department was informed by the Pineville Police Department that Pineville officers were pursuing a vehicle with two commercial breaking and entering suspects that was heading towards Matthews. It was described as a black Toyota Corolla with two heavyset black male passengers. Matthews officers responded to the area of Idlewild Rd. in an attempt to locate this pursuit and assist Pineville officers. Pineville officers had last seen the suspect vehicle in the area of Stoney Trace Apartments located on Stoney Trace Dr.
Matthews officers located the vehicle which was confirmed stolen and shortly thereafter two individuals fitting the suspect description. These two individuals were detained until the arrival of Pineville officers, who then continued their investigation. Matthews officers were not directly involved in the vehicle pursuit and there were no injuries reported during this incident.
If anyone has any information regarding this case, please call the Pineville Police Department at: 704.889.2231