DAVIS (CBS13) – The two young men arrested on suspicion of participating in organized retail thefts that hit drug stores in Davis and Woodland are being charged with multiple felonies, the district attorney’s office says.
Dorian Adams, a 19, and Taveon Thompson, 18, were arrested back on Dec. 9 by Davis police.READ MORE: SCUSD's New Race And Equity Liaison Talk District's Move To Fire Teacher Who Used N-Word
Prosecutors allege that the pair were involved in a series of thefts at CVS and Walgreens stores in Davis and Woodland.READ MORE: ‘It’s Just Heartbreaking’: Community Mourns One In Growing Number Of Officer Deaths Involving DUI Drivers
The thefts have been a part of a pattern of crime across Northern California. Groups of suspects have been hitting drug stores, stuffing whatever they could inside of bags and then taking off.
On Monday, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office announced a criminal complaint of organized retail theft against Adams and Thompson.MORE NEWS: Big Dog, Big Dreams: 185-Pound Bullmastiff Up For Adoption At Sacramento SPCA
Adams has posted his $50,000 bail while Thompson remains in custody. Both men, who are from Antioch, are scheduled to be arraigned on Monday.