4 suspected of Walmart smash and grab | Crime
A Memphis man and three teens were taken into police custody early Monday morning after officers say they attempted to steal several iPads from a Jonesboro store.
Just after midnight officers were dispatched to the Walmart store located at 1911 West Parker Road.
Employees said four men used a hammer to break the glass case where the electronic devices were stored and shoved three of the tablets into a garbage bag. When a worker approached the men, the suspects dropped the bag and ran out of the store.
The store manager told police he saw the men leave in a Chrysler 300 that was parked at KFC/Taco Bell.
According to the initial police report, the car was stopped at the Exxon located at the corner of Southwest Drive and Parker Road. Inside police found three suspects matching the workers’ description.
Police arrested two teens, 16 and 17 years old, and 19-year-old Deangelo Delaney of Memphis. Delaney was charged with commercial burglary, breaking and entering, and theft over $1,000.
One of the teens was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await questioning with a parent present. The other teen was taken to CCDC and charged with commercial burglary, breaking and entering , and criminal attempt to commit theft.
A fourth suspect was found walking east of the Walmart parking lot. Following questioning by police he was arrested and taken to the Craighead County Juvenile Detention Center where he was charged with obstruction of governmental operations, commercial burglary, breaking and entering and criminal attempt to commit theft.
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