San Francisco residents Darrell Luckett, 18, and Corina Fitch, 21, have been charged in connection with a commercial burglary at a Lululemon store in San Francisco, District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced Thursday.
Jenkins said Luckett and Fitch were arraigned in court Wednesday and each pleaded not guilty to one count of second-degree commercial burglary and one count of grand theft.
It comes just a day after charges were announced for retail theft related to nine suspects who are accused of stealing from the same Lululemon store on Fillmore Street.
“As our city continues to combat brazen retail theft, my office will work diligently to hold those who are arrested for these crimes accountable,” Jenkins said. “We cannot ignore the impact that this type of crime is having on our retail businesses, their employees and everyday shoppers.”
Police said Luckett and Fitch burglarized a Lululemon location in San Francisco. Officers arrested the pair Sept. 20 at about 5:55 p.m. The store's loss prevention staff identified 136 pairs of stolen leggings worth more than $15,000 that were taken from the store earlier that day, police said.
Luckett and Fitch are scheduled to appear in court again Oct. 13. Prosecutors sought to keep both in custody until trial, but the judge released them on their own recognizance. The judge ordered them to stay 150 yards from the Lululemon store and appear at all upcoming court dates.
Each defendant faces more than three years in prison if convicted. The District Attorney's office said the investigation is ongoing.
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