On Tuesday, August 26th, two suspects were identified as being involved with a series of Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle cases which occurred at Westgate Park over the last three weeks.
The vehicle break-ins were all similar in the fact unattended vehicles had their windows broken out and usually a purse stolen from inside of it. In most cases there were fraudulent uses of the victim's credit cards immediately after the vehicle break-in.
Through investigation the suspects were identified as Derrick Oliver and his wife Nicole Flowerdew. Both suspects were taken into custody on August 26th and a search warrant was executed at their residence. Multiple pieces of identifying information and evidence from B&E's at Westgate Park and surrounding areas was recovered. Also recovered in the search warrant were items that were fraudulently purchased using the victim’s information.
Derrick Oliver and Nicole Flowerdew have both been charged with Identity Theft. Multiple charges are expected for one or both suspects for Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and Unlawful B&E. The investigation is ongoing.