Man suspected of stealing 50 iPhones from Emeryville Apple Retailer arrested

Man suspected of stealing 50 iPhones from Emeryville Apple Retailer arrested

EMERYVILLE – Authorities within the East Bay have arrested a number of suspects linked to current thefts at Apple shops, together with a person suspected of stealing 50 iPhones from an Emeryville retailer earlier this week.

In accordance with Emeryville Police, officers have been notified a couple of theft on the retailer on Bay Avenue shortly after 10:25 a.m. Monday. The caller advised police that the suspect had fled in a automobile with the telephones, which have been valued at $49,230.

Video of the theft ultimately surfaced on social media, which confirmed a marked Emeryville Police Division automobile within the background. Police mentioned Thursday that there have been no officers within the space on the time of the theft and the automobile was not occupied.

On Wednesday, law enforcement officials from Emeryville, Berkeley and the California Freeway Patrol arrested three individuals following a theft on the Berkeley Apple Retailer earlier within the day.

Police mentioned one of many suspects, recognized as 22-year-old Tyler Mims of Berkeley, was the person noticed within the video. Mims was booked on three counts of conspiracy, three counts of housebreaking, three counts of grand theft and three counts of organized retail theft.

Mims is being held on the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. In accordance with jail data, he’s scheduled to look in courtroom on Friday.

Particulars in regards to the different two arrested weren’t instantly accessible.

Police mentioned 4 grand thefts have taken place on the Emeryville Apple Retailer since January 19.

Anybody with details about thefts on the Emeryville retailer is requested to contact the Emeryville Police Division’s Investigations Unit over electronic mail or by calling 510-596-3700.

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