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Witness followed suspects in Lowe's thefts

Posted: 4:57 AM, Mar 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-15 10:45:43Z
Four men have reportedly been arrested in Willougby after a theft incident at Lowe’s Home Improvement.
 
John Hughley, 61, James Lucci, 28, Nathan Childers, 31, and Kimbo Montgomery, 58, face charges of fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property and first-degree misdemeanor theft.
 
A witness saw the men picking up packages on the side fence of the store’s garden center around 2 p.m. Saturday. 
 
The suspects then placed the packages inside a vehicle and reportedly left the store.
 
The witness followed the suspects until law enforcement officials caught up.
 
Officers with the Willougby Police Department stopped the vehicle on I-90 westbound heading toward Cleveland.
Hughley, who was driving, was found to have a suspended driver’s license.
 
Montgomery initially provided false information to officers, but once they identified him, they discovered he had four active warrants for his arrest. Those warrants reportedly involved theft and drug offenses.
 
A search of the vehicle turned up merchandise from Lowe’s worth $1,423.55
 
The men are scheduled to appear in court for the first time on March 15.