SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Two of Live 5's Most Wanted fugitives are behind bars after they were recognized by some viewers.
Timothy and Mark Walker were arrested by Berkeley County sheriff's deputies.
The Walker brothers were wanted by summerville police for shoplifting merchandise from department stores and then taking the items to pawn shops. Timothy Walker, 47, and Mark Walker, 46, had been wanted for a year.
"They're involved in a shoplifting ring where they are going into stores in the North Main market area, shoplifting electronics and then going and pawning them," said Summerville Police Capt. Jon Rogers.
Investigators say the crimes happened in February 2010, and that the Walkers always went for the good stuff.
"High dollar stuff, $400 stuff, televisions and some camcorders, stuff like that," Rogers said. "It's something that's small enough to get out of the store and you're also going to get a fairly high return when you bring it to a pawn shop."
The brothers could each face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
"Once we looked at their prior arrest records, there were just pages upon pages and we haven't been able to get our hands on them," said Rogers.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:09:27 GMT
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