Janesville Police arrest pair of suspected purse thieves

Posted Monday, October 14, 2013 --- 4:00 p.m.

Janesville Police have arrested two suspects in a purse theft from Riley’s Sports Bar and Grill.

On October 8th at 10:00 p.m., a purse was reported stolen off of a table top from the business on 209 W. Milwaukee St.

Someone later used the victim's credit card at an ATM.

After interviewing witnesses and reviewing video from the incident, officers arrested Cory Scheidegger and Craig Champion. Both reportedly confessed to their involvement in the crime.

Scheidegger faces a charge of theft from an elderly person. Champion is charged with party to the crime of theft from an elderly person.


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