Date/Time of Offense: Thursday, January 19, 2023.
Offense(s)/Charge(s): Felony Breaking and Entering
Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering
Felony First Degree Burglary
Misdemeanor Resist, Obstruct, and Delay of an Officer
Location of Incident: 164 Deerwood Lane, Mooresville.
Suspect(s): Kasey Lane Pharr, 27 Years Old
186 Bostain Lake Road
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Thursday, January 19, 2023, Patrol Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded to 164 Deerwood Lane, south of Mooresville, in reference to a reported breaking and entering which had had already occurred.
When the deputies arrived on the scene, they were notified that the suspect was still in the residence and possibly armed. According to witnesses, the same suspect reportedly had gone around a nearby neighborhood pointing a pistol at citizens.
The deputies made a tactical entry to the home to locate the suspect; however, it was quickly determined that the suspect had left the house before their arrival. The scene was secured, and a perimeter was established.
A short time later, Deputy D. Joyce spotted a suspicious male near the residence. Deputy Joyce asked to speak to the male, and the man ran from him. Deputy Joyce pursued the man. While running, the suspect made movements consistent with having a gun in his waistband.
After chasing the suspect, he was finally taken into custody. While the deputies were searching the suspect for weapons, he made statements about being chased by the police all day long and admitted to breaking into the victim’s residence and taking personal items belonging to the victim.
Kasey Lane Pharr was transported to the Iredell County Detention Center, where he was charged with: Felony First Degree Burglary, Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering, and Misdemeanor Resist, Obstruct, and Delay of an Officer. Pharr appeared before Magistrate S. Nicholson, who issued a 100,000.00 dollar secured bond on these charges.