Two Theft Suspects, One Lousy Guest

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email
Malachi Walker (left) and Michael Weston (right) were arrested in Lincoln, NE Januuary 2012

Malachi Walker (left) and Michael Weston (right) were arrested in Lincoln, NE Januuary 2012

Lincoln police have arrested two men for allegedly trying to pawn stolen items. While interviewing the men, police learned that one of the suspects may have stolen items from a home where he had been staying as a guest the night before.

Police say 27-year-old Malachi Walker and 25-year-old Michael Weston tired to pawn more than $3,400 worth of items at The Game Room at 1713 O Street Saturday afternoon.

While they were being interviewed, someone called police to report a burglary at 2324 T Street. Police say Walker had been allowed to stay at that address Friday night. While the tenants were away, it’s alleged that Malachi stole flat screen televisions, a PS3 game system, DVD’s and digital cameras.

Walker was arrested for theft by unlawful taking. Weston was arrested for outstanding misdemeanor warrants, for having a suspended license, and for providing false information.

A 19-year-old woman was also questioned at the store, however she was released.


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