Berks County, Pennsylvania police may have dismantled a portion of a retail theft network that targeted Ulta retailers in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Elkin Rivas Gallego and Angy Ramirez Linares were arrested Thursday in the parking lot of an Ulta shop in Spring Township, Pennsylvania, when police discovered about $5,000 worth of merchandise hidden in a baby stroller.
According to WFMZ, Gallego and Linares are from Newark.
The duo, according to 6 ABC Action News, stole products totaling $50,000 from 10 Ultra stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Police in Spring Township think the suspects are a part of a wider ring operating throughout the Northeast.
Alliyah Hines was detained by Clark police on February 7 in connection with two shoplifting incidents on December 24 and January 19. She admitted to two other frauds totaling $4,000. The identity of the person apprehended in Clark has not been published.
Beginning in November, Clark police are investigating a total of ten shoplifting cases involving $20,000 worth of stolen goods.
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