FedEx workers in South Windsor caught stealing smartphones from shipping boxes, police say – WFSB


SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) – Two FedEx workers were arrested for stealing thousands of dollars worth of phones from a shipping box.

Simon Muriithi, 18, of South Windsor, and Tyshawn Thomas, 19, of East Hartford were charged with third-degree larceny.

South Windsor police said they arrested the suspects on Tuesday.

They said Muriithi and Thomas were spotted by FedEx security stealing smartphones from a box on their conveyor belt.

Police said they took 20 phones in all, which totaled about $8,000.

Muriithi and Thomas were released on $5,000 bonds and given a court date of Nov. 3 in Manchester Superior Court.

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