On September 7, 2018 at approximately 1:15 PM, Hatfield Township Police Department responded to the Giant supermarket in the 1500 block of Cowpath Road for a late theft report. Investigation revealed that on September 5, 2018, two male suspects later identified as, Michael Peter Karam and Joshe Benz Anderson, entered the supermarket and filled a shopping cart with merchandise. After filling the shopping cart, they bypassed all of the points of sale and exit the store without paying for $1,170.40 worth of merchandise in the cart. On September 26, 2018 they were both located and taken into custody on arrest warrants filed as a result of this incident. They were arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Paul Leo who set their bail at $25,000.00 each and preliminary hearings were scheduled for October 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM at District Court 38-1-28.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY