Arrest- Retail Theft/Drug Offense/Theft by Deception

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On 7/28/15, ELTPD patrol officers responded to Wal-Mart for a retail theft in progress.   Subsequent investigation determined that two male suspects were involved in stealing a Roku wireless router, valued at $103.88, then returned the stolen item for a gift card valued at $103.88.    Suspect, Elliot Michael GROFF, age 24, of Lancaster City, removed the router from packaging and concealed it inside his pants, then walked out of the store to a vehicle where suspect, Brandon Douglas WALKER, age 24, of Lancaster City, was waiting.   WALKER took the router to Wal-Mart customer service and returned it for the gift card.    When the suspects were taken into custody GROFF was found to be in possession of a syringe and other paraphernalia commonly used to ingest Heroin.    GROFF was charged with Retail Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.   WALKER was charged with Theft by Deception.  

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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