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‘Prolific’ Thief Has Stolen Nearly $75,000 in Cellphones

A Washington man who prosecutors are calling a “prolific” cellphone thief has participated in at least 10 thefts from cellphone stores in King County and has stolen nearly $75,000 worth of devices, according to court documents.

The most recent charge against 18-year-old Laron Johnson was filed Monday for a theft at a Renton T-Mobile store last year. Documents say that in addition to that case, Johnson has five pending cases in King County for theft, robbery, burglary and organized retail theft… KIRO7 News

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