Two Arrested in Theft of Lawn Care Equipment from Local Business

DPD has arrested two subjects after the theft of over $10,000 worth of lawn care equipment from a local business’s trailer.

On June 16th around 7:30 am, DeLand units responded to 710 East Voorhis Avenue in reference to a burglarized trailer.

Through investigative leads, detectives obtained video surveillance that showed the trailer being burglarized around 4:30 am that morning. Detectives later received information that a male, Ian Way, and a female, Destiny Thacker, had attempted to sell items matching the description of what was stolen to a lawn care business in Orange City.  

Detectives were able to recover approximately $9,500 worth of the equipment. Through collaborative efforts between DPD and Orange City PD, both subjects were arrested.

Ian Way (DOB: 10/23/90) has been charged with the following and is being held with no bond at the Volusia County Branch Jail:

  • Violation of Probation/Community Control – Felony x 23
  • Grand Theft ($10,000 - < $20,000)
  • Dealing in Stolen Property
  • Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure

Destiny Thacker (DOB: 12/15/94) has been arrested for Dealing in Stolen Property. She is being held at VCBJ with a $5,000 bond.