Trucker Arrested For Stealing Almost $3,000 Worth of Goods From Truck Stop

Londonderry Township, PA – A trucker from New Jersey has been arrested for stealing almost $3,000 worth of goods from a Love’s Travel Stop in Pennsylvania.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Jeffrey Bernard Marques, 70, from Forked River, NJ, was charged last week with stealing $2,889.16 worth of inventory from the Love’s, located at 3555 Vine Street in Middletown.

Police said Marques has been pilfering from the truck stop since May, according to a report from Press & Journal.


During a voluntarily search of Marques’s semi on September 11, authorities located ten backpacks, 45 pair of work gloves, and other miscellaneous items that had been stolen from the Love’s, Press & Journal reported.

The search took place at the Love’s where the alleged thefts occurred.

Authorities said Marques was driving a red semi hauling a tanker trailer.


Court documents show Marques was arraigned and charged with one felony count of retail theft.

The records department at the Dauphin County Prison (DCP) told Transportation Nation Network Marques was booked into DCP and arraigned on September 11, but never incarcerated.

DCP confirmed to TNN that Marques was released on unsecured bail, which was set at $5,000, following his arraignment late Wednesday night.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 23.

Photo provided to TNN by Dauphin County Prison



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