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Wednesday February 1st

Chapel Hill police seeking 3 subjects in shoplifting ring

The Chapel Hill Police Department has obtained the warrants for three suspects in a series of larcenies. The crimes were committed between September 2015 and January 2016 at various retail locations around Chapel Hill, according to a press release.

Coy Lamonte Saunders, Theodore Martin Jr. and Desmond Elpedia Collins are the three suspects wanted in connection to the shoplifting and fraud ring. 

Saunders is charged with three counts of felony larceny from a merchant and three counts of felony conspiracy to commit larceny. Martin and Collins are each charged with one count of felony larceny from a merchant and one count of felony conspiracy to commit larceny.

The men have been driving a red 2002 Dodge Ram truck with a flat red bedcover.

If you have any information about this crime, call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at (919) 968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515. The caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to arrest.

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