Arrest- Retail Theft/Drug Offense/Theft by Deception



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.  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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