SAVANNAH, GA (March 30, 2012): Three Jacksonville men have been identified as the trio who broke into displays in area Wal-Mart’s over a month-long period and stole electronics.
Police had distributed photos of the men who stole from stores on Ogeechee Road, Abercorn Street and Pooler Parkway in an attempt to identify them.
Ferral James Graham, 25, and Donte Leonard Sampson, 17, were arrested in Sanford, FL, on March 19 during a similar theft at a Wal-Mart there. Subsequent investigations have been launched in various cities in Florida as well as Savannah and Pooler.
Terrence Ma’ntrell Hamilton, 31, was arrested Thursday in Jacksonville on a warrant taken by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police. They charged him with felony shoplifting and felony possession of tools for the commission of a crime.
On Feb. 22, the men were observed by store employees in one location and captured on store video at another in Savannah prying open display cases and removing expensive appliances.
Detectives from the Department West Chatham Precinct have travelled to Florida to interview the men and are working with law enforcement agencies in the various cities. Other charges could be filed as the investigation continues.
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