Employee Colluded in Phone Store Burglary

Two more people have been charged in a 2019 Verizon store robbery investigators say was an inside job that allowed the perpetrators to take almost $28,000 in merchandise.

William Russell Loughlin and Noah Pablo Zayas, both from out-of-state, are wanted by Newberry Township Police, on allegations of robbery and racketeering, according to charging documents.

Loughlin, 33, of California, and Zayas, 25, of New York, have not been arraigned in York County. Zayas has been at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland since March on unrelated charges involving another Verizon store robbery, according to police.

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Both face felonies including corrupt organization, conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to commit theft by unlawful taking of immovable property and organized retail theft worth $20,000 or more.

Last year Newberry Township Police arrested Destiny Elaine Altland, 23, a Verizon employee who reported the robbery. Altland, of Codorus Township, also faces some of the same charges as Loughlin and Zayas, in addition to misdemeanors of false reports and tampering with evidence. She is free on $50,000 bail and has a status hearing Thursday morning…   York Dispatch

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