11/15 UPDATE: Police say the fifth suspect, Walter Jenkins, was arrested Thursday night. He turned himself in on charges of Burglary, Grand Larceny, and Conspiracy.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Police have arrested four suspects they believe stole nearly $90,000 worth of laptops from a Virginia Beach business Tuesday. A fifth suspect is still at large.
According to police, three men wearing ski masks and dark clothing were seen around midnight fleeing the fenced-in compound at Federal Express Freight Service Center, located at 5729 Bayside Road.
Police say a pallet containing 80 new iMac laptops was removed from a locked holding trailer within the compound. A key was used during the theft. The computers are valued at approximately $1100 each.
Officers located two suspects and their vehicle in the 1400 block of Baker Road. Police said they located a trail of stolen laptops between Federal Express and the suspects' vehicle- 46 of the 80 stolen laptops were recovered.
Police have charged 31-year-old Ronell Rashaun Jenkins of Portsmouth and 20-year-old Javon Tirus Ford of Chesapeake with burglary, grand larceny and conspiracy.
Jenkins is currently being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. Ford was released on a $5000 bond.
The third suspect, 29-year-old Walter Terence Jenkins of the 1300 block of Stratford Street in Portsmouth, was never located and police believe he may have the 34 laptops that were not recovered.
Police believe Jenkins is possibly driving a green, older model pick-up truck and may be attempting to sell the remaining stolen laptops.
Two Federal Express employees, 22-year-old Wesley Ray McDaniel of Virginia Beach and 25-year-old Kendrick William Rodgers of Chesapeake, have also been arrested and charged with burglary, grand larceny and conspiracy.
McDaniel is currently being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond. Rodgers was released on a $1500 bond.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.