WOODLAND HILLS—The suspects responsible for stealing singer/actress Miley Cyrus’ 2014 Maserati from her home have been charged with multiple burglaries and thefts, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
Tylor Scott, 19, and Naomi Charles, 21, both face one count each of first degree residential burglary, grand theft of personal property, grand theft auto and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle in case LA078069. Both suspects pled not guilty to the charges on June 9 and are expected back in court on June 18 in Department 120 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch. Scott and Charles are romantically involved.
Canyon News spoke with Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office via email. Santiago indicated that no one was home during the break-in at Cyrus’ home or at the residence that Scott broke into in Woodland Hills.
When asked by Canyon News about the criminal history of the defendants,Santiago was not aware of any prior run-ins with the law for the suspects beyond the charges they are currently facing in Los Angeles County.
According to a press release from the LA District Attorney’s Office, the complaint includes a firearm allegation for the alleged felony counts that took place on May 30. Scott is also being charged with one additional count each of first degree residential burglary and grand theft firearm.
On May 15, he broke into a Woodland Hills home and stole a 9mm Luger handgun, prosecutors indicated. When asked by Canyon News regarding the location of the residence in Woodland Hills, Mr. Santiago was not able to divulge any information about the residence.
In addition, to stealing Cyrus’ vehicle, the suspects entered Miley’s home and stole jewelry, purses and clothes worth thousands of dollars.
Scott is originally from Arizona, and just moved to Los Angeles in March 2014 as indicated on his Facebook page. In Maricopa County, Scott was arrested on suspicion of burglary, and has an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failure to appear in court. His bond was set at $2700.
If convicted Scott could face up to a maximum of nine years in state prison, and Charles could face up to seven years and eight months in state prison. Bail has been set at $150,000 for Scott and $100,000 for Charles.