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Three face charges in theft of purse, wallet from truck

January 29, 2013

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Three people face criminal charges in connection to the theft of a purse and wallet from a woman’s pickup truck Jan. 13 in the Borough of Mercersburg.

Mercersburg police said the victim’s ATM card was used to make three withdrawals totaling $369 after it was stolen. Police said the thieves may have obtained the PIN for the account from a piece of paper in the victim’s wallet.

The woman parked her truck on the west side of Linden Avenue and later noticed the items missing, police said in a news release.

Andrew John Burt, 18, has been charged with access device fraud and criminal conspiracy, police said.

Jordan McClure, 19, was charged with theft and criminal conspiracy, police said.

Shianne Alexandrea Johnson, 18, was charged with criminal conspiracy, police said.

All defendants reside at 105 Black Road in Mercersburg, police said.

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