Former students accused of stealing computers from North St. Louis County school
FLORISSANT (KMOV.com) – Two men were charged with second degree burglary and stealing after police say they attempted to steal computers from a school.
18-year-old Justin Wilson and 20-year-old Daryl Greer are accused of stealing nine iMac computers from the Mark Twain Student Support Center, which is in the Ferguson-Florissant School District.
Police tell News 4 thieves covet electronics because they are easy to sell and are easy to give as a gift. The Florissant Police Chief also said newer electronics are even more attractive to criminals.
“The desktop computers are a lot smaller. The monitors are a lot smaller, thinner. They are a lot more portable and lightweight for people to carry out and walk away with.,” Andy Haarmann said.