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5 Philadelphia Men Allegedly Involved in Robbing and Stealing ATV, Recovered in Marple

Marple Township Police Department were able to recover the stolen Yamaha YFZ450 in the Home Depot parking lot in Broomall.

BROOMALL–On Feb. 8, Marple Police received a report about a armed robbery that took place in Philadelphia on Feb. 5, in which a 2005 Yamaha YFZ450 was stolen during the incident.

The victim told police that a police report was filed with the Philadelphia Police Department as well but later learned that the same ATV that was stolen appeared to be featured in a Craigslist list ad, selling for $1,900, according to the incident report.

Marple Police were able to recover the stolen ATV, which was later confirmed to be the same one stolen on Feb. 5 in Philadelphia, through an undercover operation at the Home Depot on Reed Road in Broomall.

An undercover officer met with the Craigslist sellers in the Broomall parking lot as if to purchase the ATV, according to the incident report. The officer was able to confirm the ATV as the one described stolen by the victim. Police arrested the five Philadelphia men, who arrived with the stolen ATV in two separate vehicles for the transaction.

Upon further investigation during the arrest, police discovered a 30mg Oxycontin pill and two cell phones on Charles English, 23, of Philadelphia. In addition, one of the drivers, Troy Bradsher, 41, of Philadelphia, told police that there was a pipe with marijuana residue in the center console of the vehicle, according to the incident report.

According to the incident report, Bradsher was driving on a suspended license in relation to a DUI. Police were also able to recover the key to the stolen ATV on the driver of the second vehicle, Kevin Austin, 26, of Philadelphia. Passengers Corey Glover, 24, of Philadelphia, and Leonard Veney, 24, of Philadelphia were also arrested.

All five men seen before Judge Robert D'Agostino of District Court #32-1-24 for a preliminary hearing on Feb. 9. Bail was set at $20,000 for each with a 10 percent cash option. All five men behind bars at Delaware County Prison in Thornton until they are able to post bail.

At a second preliminary hearing on Feb. 13, D'Agostino reduced Glover's bail to $10,000 with a 10 percent cash option. Glover's next preliminary hearing with D'Agostino has been scheduled for Feb. 27. Glover is charged on two counts of receiving stolen property and conspiracy.

English has been charged with three counts of receiving stolen property, conspiracy and intentionally possessing a controlled substance by a person who is not registered. English's preliminary hearing from Feb. 9 continued to Feb. 13 and his case has been moved to the Court of Common Pleas before Judge John Capuzzi on Feb. 27.

Bradsher has been charged with four counts of receiving stolen property, conspiracy, use or possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while a license was suspended. Bradsher's preliminary hearing from Feb. 9 continued to Feb. 13 and his case has been moved to the Court of Common Pleas before Judge John Capuzzi on Feb. 27.

Austin has been charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and conspiracy. Austin's preliminary hearing from Feb. 9 continued to Feb. 13 and his case has been moved to the Court of Common Pleas before Judge John Capuzzi on Feb. 27.

Veney has been charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and conspiracy. Veney was able to post the 10 percent cash bail option on Feb. 10. Veney's preliminary hearing from Feb. 9 continued to Feb. 13 and his case has been moved to the Court of Common Pleas before Judge John Capuzzi on Feb. 27.

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