SAVANNAH, GA (April 20, 2016): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department arrested three men yesterday wanted in conjunction with an auto theft that occurred April 13 in the 1600 block of Wheaton Street.
Joe Carter III, 29, Stephen Jiles, 25, and Khalid Felder, 20, were stopped near Bee Road and Victory Drive April 19. The suspects were driving a white Nissan Altima, which matched the description of a suspect vehicle used in the April 13 theft of a 2009 Nissan Murano. Three stolen guns and marijuana were found inside the Altima. In addition to the stolen guns, the stolen Nissan Murano was also recovered.
All three men were arrested. Carter is charged with possession of a firearm by convicted felon. Felder is charged with theft by receiving stolen property (gun).
Jiles is charged with possession of firearm by convicted felon and theft by receiving stolen property (gun).
The incident remains under investigation. Additional charges may be pending for all three.
Anyone with information should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.