Police have charged Theodore Dewayne Hall and Corey Mickelle Fletcher in the theft of $13,000 worth of tablets and laptops from a business on Gunbarrel Road.
Hall, 18, of 3505 Sumter Ave., and Fletcher, 20, of 502 Phoenix Ave., are charged with burglary, theft over $10,000 and vandalism.
The burglary occurred Dec. 30 at Chattanooga Imaging. Police were told that two people entered the business using a keypad at the rear door. The code that was used was specifically assigned to Veterans Cleaning that is hired to clean the building.
Police were told that Hall and his grandmother were the only two employees from Veterans Cleaning who cleaned the building.
The thieves took 11 Windows Surface Pro tablets and two laptop computers.
During the burglary, the front entrance sliding glass door was shot out by gunfire.
There was also damage to the front receptionist desk.
Police found on Facebook where Hall had posted two Windows Surface Pro tablets for sale.
After Hall was interviewed by police, he admitted taking part in the burglary and getting Fletcher to help him.
Police found that Fletcher had pawned a Windows Surface Pro tablet at Cash America. He posted for sale another similar tablet.
Police said Fletcher returned three of the tablets to police headquarters.