Suspect involved in Purple Heart theft taken into custody

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CHANDLER, Okla. – Authorities say a man accused of stealing Purple Heart medals and other items worth $250,000 has been taken into custody in Virginia.

Officials are saying that 49-year-old Jonathan Bartlett Robertson was apprehended Saturday in Richmond, Virginia.

Robertson was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Officials say Robertson is accused of stealing valuable property, including collector’s items and Purple Heart medals.

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