London Police Arrest Suspect in High School Locker Room Burglary Case


On Thursday, London Police arrested Joshua A. Grubb, 29, of London in connection to several stolen cell phones and a sum of $250 cash from a North Laurel High School locker room, two days prior.

Witnesses told authorities that they noticed a suspicious male subject walking around the school property wearing a dark jacket with a hood. The area was then canvassed by officers, but no one matching the description was located.

Later that evening, police were dispatched to Wal-Mart in London, in reference to the stolen phones and a male subject matching the description of the suspicious subject from earlier. Police located five of the missing phones.

Later that day, London Police interviewed Grubb where he reportedly admitted to entering the locker room and taking the phones. Three phones were valued at $1,000 and the other four were valued at approximately $250. All phones recovered were severely damaged.

Grubb was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Burglary as well 1st and 3rd Degree Criminal Mischief. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.