On October 11, 2022 at approximately 1922 hours, Officers from the Plumstead Township Police Department were dispatched to the Giant located at 4377 Swamp Rd. for the report of a retail theft in progress.
Asset Protection provided a description of the male, who was later identified as Anthony Iafelice of New Jersey, and advised that he was a repeat offender. Officers were directed to the seasonal section of the store where they observed Iafelice standing behind a shopping cart that was filled with large shopping bags. Officers attempted to take Iafelice in custody and a struggled ensued. Iafelice attempted to run away but the officers were able to subdue Iafelice and take him into custody. Iafelice is suspected of stealing several thousand dollars of merchandise from the Cross Keys Giant.
Iafelice was arraigned by Judge Peranteau, who set Iafelice’s bail at 10% $75,000. Iafelice was transported to Bucks County Prison where he awaits his preliminary hearing, which has been set for October 24th of 2022 at 9AM.