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Two men charged in series of Bethlehem thefts

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 04 2013 02:51:24 PM CST

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

Two men have been arrested for allegedly committing a series of thefts from more than 10 people.

Police say 19-year-old Keith R. Stewart of Ardsley and 20-year-old Matthew Webb of Bethlehem are behind bars for stealing items from several automobiles. Police say there are currently 10 known victims, but they believe there were even more people targeted.

Police say more than $1,000 worth of items were stolen -- ranging from hats and gloves to flashlights and portable chargers -- in the 1400 block of Monocacy early Wednesday morning.

Among the charges filed against both suspects are:  theft, receiving stolen property, theft from a motor vehicle, criminal conspiracy and possessing an instrument of crime.

Stewart was additionally charged with possessing drug paraphernalia.

Preliminary court hearings will be held Dec. 16 for both suspects.