NORRISTOWN, Pa. (WTXF) - Montgomery County police arrested 2 men on multiple felony charges related to retail thefts and robberies at Walmart stores in multiple counties.
Jon Beverly and Maurkeece Foreman were arrested on charges related to 10 different retail thefts and robberies at Walmart stores in Montgomery, Bucks, Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and Luzerne counties.
The robberies occurred between July 23, 2017 and January 7, 2018.
Police say the men stole a total value of more than $52,000 in merchandise.
Both men were charged with 40 felony counts of robbery with threat of serious bodily injury, criminal conspiracy to commit robbery, and other related charges.
The investigation of these 10 retail thefts and robberies progressed when Foreman was arrested by Pottstown Police after an armed robbery of a Walmart store on January 7.
During that armed robbery, Foreman put a gun to the employee’s head and demanded all 20 iPhones in the display case be placed in a bag he had just stolen from a different section of the store.
The iPhones were worth $6,383. That was the tenth and final armed robbery and theft.