The York County Sheriff’s Office has made six arrests in the recent thefts of electronic tablets, and more arrests could be coming, officials said.
Detectives have been investigating the theft of seven tablets, many of them iPads, from Rock Hill High School and other students.
Officials arrested six people Friday in connection to the thefts, five of them students at Rock Hill High, the sheriff’s office said, noting four of the suspects were taken into custody at the school.
During their investigation, detectives said they found the stolen devices were sold to either pawn shops, electronics kiosks or other trade in stores.
Detectives have arrested Devin JaQese Boyd, 18, Darius DeangreStevenson, 18, Deante Javon Mgraw, 18, Kendric Allen Green, 17, Donatovious Trenard Ingram, 19 and one juvenile, the sheriff’s office said.
The charges are receiving stolen goods, valued $2,000 or less and obtaining signature or property under false pretense, value $2,000 or less, officials said. Penalties for the charges are a $475 fine and/or 30 days in prison.
Ingram is the only suspect who is not a student at Rock Hill High. Detectives said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests and charges are possible.