A Waynesboro man remains locked up Thursday afternoon on a couple of charges, and more be on the way.
Authorities arrested 39-year-old Jeremy Gray Wednesday, November 1, after a tipster alerted police to his whereabouts.
The Waynesboro Police Department said Gray fled the Roses after stealing some items, and that officers chased after him. The suspect was eventually caught near the intersection of Hickory Street and Isle Avenue.
Gray is so far charged with a felonious count of destruction of private property, and a misdemeanor charge for shoplifting. Police said Gray is likely to be served additional charges.
According to investigators, Gray had also been seen on surveillance video kicking an ATM Thursday, October 26, causing roughly $3,000 in damages. He is believed to have tampered with the ATM at another bank, and then stole items from the Walmart Supercenter.
Gray is currently being held at Middle River Regional Jail.
Authorities said personnel from the Waynesboro Sheriff’s Office assisted with the apprehension of Gray.
11/02/2017 Release from the Waynesboro Police Department:
Update – Gray is in custody.
On November 1, 2017 at approximately 4:10 PM, a tipster called the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center reporting that Gray gone into Roses, 901 West Broad Street.
When officers arrived, Gray fled the store on foot after stealing some merchandise.
Officers pursued Gray and arrested him over a half mile away near the intersection of Hickory Street & Isle Avenue.
Gray is being held on two charges, presently: Destruction of Private Property, a felony; misdemeanor shoplifting from Walmart. Additional charges are likely.