Jesse Aj Forry
A Marietta man is accused of numerous thefts from motor vehicles.
Jesse Aj Forry, 39, is facing three felony charges of access device fraud and four misdemeanor charges of theft by unlawful taking – movable property, court records show.
During April and May, officers from the Northwest Regional Police Department received several reports for incidents involving thefts from motor vehicles. The thefts were from unlocked vehicles; items taken included credit cards. Victims later discovered unauthorized purchases at various retail establishments throughout Lancaster County on the stolen credit cards’ accounts.
Detective Chuck Tobias was able to obtain surveillance photographs and videos during the purchases. The suspect observed in the surveillance was identified as Forry.
The investigation also determined additional area police departments investigating similar thefts from vehicles, including Susquehanna Regional Police, Mount Joy Borough Police. On Monday, May 13, Forry was interviewed by Tobias and admitted to the numerous thefts, police said in a news release.
Forry was arraigned before of Magisterial District Judge Scott Albert and committed to Lancaster County Prison because he was unable to pay $40,000 bail.
Forry is awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 28.