2 men accused of stealing trash bags full of clothes from Marshalls in Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT, MASS. (WHDH) - Two men are facing criminal charges after police say they were caught stealing trash bags full of clothes from a Marshalls in Newburyport.

Peter Beebie, 29, of Bradford, and 31-year-old Dennis Curley, of Haverhill, were arraigned Wednesday in Newburyport District Court on charges including larceny from a building and conspiracy, according to the Newburyport Police Department.

Officers responding to a report of a robbery at the Marshalls on Storey Avenue around 4:40 p.m. learned the suspects had just fled the store on foot with trash bags full of stolen merchandise, police said.

Patrolman Michael Wilichoski is pictured with the stolen merchandise that was recovered following the arrests. (Photo: Newburyport Police Department)

Patrolman Michael Wilichoski later found Beebie and Curley sitting on a bus in the K-Mart plaza next to multiple trash bags that were reportedly loaded with a “large quantity of clothing still on hangers with Marshalls price tags.”

Police estimate the value of the stolen clothing at about $1,600.

Beebie and Curley, who each had outstanding warrants, were ordered held on $2,000 bail.

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