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Arrests Made in LA Fitness Gym Locker Thefts

Two people were charged with a string of thefts from LA Fitness lockers. Read about that and other crime news in the weekly Collier Township police blotter.

Two people were arrested and charged with a string of thefts of belongings from gym lockers.

said on Aug. 30 the gym’s employees stopped a man who they apparently saw stealing items out of gym lockers and held him until officers arrived.

Police said they arrested Ryan Davin of South Park at the scene and charged him with theft, trespassing, criminal conspiracy, receiving stolen property and possession of drugs.

They later found Brian Maceil, 24, of South Park, waiting in a car outside the gym and accused him of being an accomplice. Maceil faces charges of theft, criminal conspiracy and possession of drugs.

Investigators said they had admitted to stealing items out of LA Fitness lockers before, but it was not clear on how many occasions. The sprawling gym in .

 

Mailboxes vandalized: Collier Township police said someone destroyed or damaged “quite a few” mailboxes along McMichael and Baldwin roads in the early hours of Sept. 4.

Substation fence slashed: Collier police said the metal fence surrounding a Duquesne Light power substation on Fort Pitt Road was cut on Sept. 6. It is the same substation where .

Home hit by paintball: A home in the 5000 block of Thoms Run Road was hit with a paintball on Sept. 5, Collier police said. Vandals used a paintball gun to shoot the front window of the house, police said.

 

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Terry Jones September 11, 2012 at 01:30 PM
I'm glad they caught the thieves at LA Fitness. It's a shame you go to do something good for yourself and become a victim of theft. Way to go LA employees.
Thomas September 11, 2012 at 11:18 PM
I hate it when people misuse Paintball markers. It just makes the sport and players look like thugs. They should think about the trouble they are going to bring before they do it. People need to educate themselves: http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-safety.htm
Kevin September 12, 2012 at 12:51 PM
When I was a member there it always astounded me that so many people left their lockers unlocked. Easy pickings for the likes of these two.
John Rodgers September 12, 2012 at 05:05 PM
this has been happening at some of the gyms i go to as well. to avoid an cross fire if you will have instead opted to ride my se road bike http://2wheelbikes.com/lager-11-fixed-gear-single-speed-bike.html swim at my house, hike, etc to avoid any issues that may arise at the gym. its really disturbing.
Patti September 14, 2012 at 04:32 PM
In no way am I condoning the idiots who were stealing things out of people's lockers at the gym, but a lot of this could have been prevented if the club members just spent a few dollars on a lock, instead of risking the loss of belongings that are worth much more. I belong to LA Fitness and I wouldn't even think of leaving my stuff in a locker (in any gym!) without a lock. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people out there with a lack of morals, and it is our responsibility as citizens to do what we can to protect ourselves.
PK November 11, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Folks, Ryan Davin has burglarized my home over 7 times in the last 2 years after delivering furniture to my address. Realizing I was ill and having major surgery, he broke in and stole needed pain med! When caught , the DA convinced me it was a first offense and let him go to rehab and no contact with me...of course , he broke in a second story window for more...kicked one of my dogs and ransacked the house stealing whatever he could pawn...the next time he broke my garage door and knocked the interior dead bolt locked door right off the frame. We were in court for sentencing on July 31st and my attorney said surely he would stop since he had charges of 4 felonies and 5 misdameanors now...however apparently he doesn't care. I have full video tape of him burglarizing my home and bought a weapon. No one should reduce sentencing...he is not someone who will rehab...been there , done that!! PLEASE KEEP HIM LOCKED UP!

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