On October 28, 2019 and October 30, 2019, the York City Police investigated two robberies they say started with suspects posing as buyers on the online app, Letgo. According to police the victims arrived in the 300 block of Roosevelt Ave in York City, to sell their property and were robbed at gunpoint.
On November 4, 2019, the York City Police and members of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Roosevelt Ave and arrested Sharief Clayton, who was charged with 2 counts each of Robbery, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property and 1 Count of Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Authorities say stolen property belonging to both victims and a firearm used in the reported robberies were recovered during the search.
Clayton was arraigned and committed to York County Prison in lieu of $250,000 monetary bail and a probation violation.
Clayton has been charged with the following charges:
Robbery- 2 counts
Theft by Unlawful Taking- 2 counts
Receiving Stolen Property- 2 counts
Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Robbery- 1 count
Springettsbury Township Police hope to identify suspect in criminal mischief case