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Sheriff’s office arrests five, seeks three more after York County nonprofit theft

Five people have been arrested after donated items were taken from a Lake Wylie charity. Police are still looking for three more suspect.

Sweet Repeat Thrift Store in Lake Wylie Plaza, off Charlotte Highway, had several items stolen from its donation shed five times within a week.

The York County Sheriff’s Office arrested Fredrick Warren Loftis, 29; Morgan Elizabeth Knight, 32; Dayanna Shairee Andre, 19; Lorie Ann Campbell, 52, and Richard Jeffery Campbell, 51.

The sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in identifying three people who were seen on surveillance footage stealing items from the donation shed behind the store.

The sheriff’s office said on its Facebook page Friday that everyone involved in the recent burglary of the thrift store, which has had issues with theft in the past, had been identified and arrested — except for a woman and two men.

Surveillance video shows three people in a gray Acura SUV arrive just before 2 a.m. Aug. 18. Two men, age 45-54, with brown to gray hair, and a woman with long brown hair, age 35-45, are seen taking items from the shed, officials said.

Several other individuals were seen on video taking items from the store on Aug. 15, 16, 20 and 21. The people involved in those incidents have been identified, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 803-628-3059 or Crime Stoppers of York County at 877-409-4321.

As of Monday morning, Loftis and Knight remained in jail at Moss Justice Center on petit larceny and burglary charges. Loftis is being held on $17,000 bond, Knight $30,000.

York County Sheriff’s Office arrests in Sweet Repeat case

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