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Dover Police Charge Three NY Men for Stealing $73K in Apple Products

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DOVER, Del.- The Dover Police Department has charged three men from Brooklyn, N.Y., in the theft of approximately $73,000 worth of Apple products from a Target store. 

Police said Jonathan Vinas, 28, Gilberto Cortez, 43, and Joey Lattimore, 34, broke into a secured case at around 9:30 p.m. Monday and stole a variety of Apple electronics before fleeing.

The suspects are accused of attempting a similar theft at the Christiana Target store after the Dover incident,  but were unsuccessful, according to police.

Loss prevention employees were able to obtain a description of the vehicle at the time and passed it on to other regional Target stores.  

Shortly after the Christiana attempt, troopers with the Delaware State Police saw the suspects in their vehicle in the parking lot of the Brandywine Target store. 

The troopers searched the suspect vehicle and located all of the Apple products taken during the Dover incident, according to police. 

All three suspects were committed to SCI on $3,500 secured bonds on the following offenses:

  • Organized retail crime
  • Possession of shoplifters tools
  • Second-degree conspiracy
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