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Men charged in bookstore theft ring

Posted August 17, 2008
Updated August 18, 2008

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— Police on Saturday night arrested two men who allegedly operated a theft ring involving two major bookstores.

Alonzo Cephas and Derrick Haith face felony charges of larceny and obtaining property by false pretenses.

Investigators said the pair stole $3,000 worth of books from Books-a-Million and Barnes & Noble. They then sold the books to used-book stores, police said.

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  • kimhick1 Aug 19, 2008

    LOL what a joke I worked with the 2nd Guy pictured at one time and he was a stupid person then! Good ridden to him! He used everybody he came in person with! I just pray that nobody really gets hurt by this guy! He is a creep! Watch out for him if he gets out he will take you for a ride! I say let the both of them stay and not come out they are not doing anything good being in public! LOL although now I am paying for the man to sleep and eat imagine that!!!

  • vsusu2002 Aug 18, 2008

    Lizard you are right. They should have been reading them. I guess they can be labeled as "The Bookmen" or "The Book Worms"

  • foetine Aug 18, 2008

    the real money is in textbooks.

  • mellh84 Aug 18, 2008

    WOW.. IT'S COME DOWN TO STEALING BOOKS AND SELLING THEM FOR MONEY. I GUESS WITH THE ECONOMY BEING SO BAD, THEY FIGURE NO ONE REALLY HAS ANY MONEY. IT'S ALMOST SAFE TO GO TO THE MALL NOW

  • lizard Aug 18, 2008

    They should have been reading them. It's what's in them that might help you out, guys! How typical of the ignorant.