Madison Heights Man Charged with Grand Larceny

Amherst Co., VA - A Madison Heights man is charged with three counts of grand larceny after deputies say he robbed two stores.

Joshua Thurmer, 30, is being held without bond pending his preliminary hearing.

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office says they got a tip Thurmer was stealing from Wal-Mart, saying he walked out with a TV and a lawn mower.

After investigating, deputies say Thurmer took more than $10,000 in merchandise from Wal-Mart and several thousand from Lowe's over the last couple of months.

Deputies say Thurmer then tried to pawn the items.

Some of the missing merchandise includes DVDs, a weed eater, computers, and vacuums, among others.

Deputies say more charges are pending.

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