Prosecutors Say 17-Year-Old Was Involved in Theft of 41 iPhones Worth $33K

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Apple Bayshore was hit by thieves not once, not twice, but three times, and prosecutors said the suspect got away with $33,318.95 worth of products. A felony charge of retail theft, intentionally taking greater than $10,000 was filed on October 10 against Terrance Beeks, 17, of Chicago.

Prosecutors said the three incidents happened on September 11, September 15, and September 28. In the first incident, investigators said two males grabbed 12 display phones and ran, getting away in a red/maroon Kia Optima with Illinois plates, registered to an Illinois man.

The total amount of merchandise taken was $11,383. In the second incident, two males entered the store and each selected five phones from the display table, getting away with $4,699.95 worth of merchandise, fleeing in an Optima. Prosecutors said the phones from these two incidents were recovered from multiple EcoATM locations in Illinois… Fox6 News

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