Duo accused of stealing over $20K worth of merchandise from St. Louis County stores

Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 8:51 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) – Two men are accused of stealing from St. Louis County stores.

Court records state Marcus Payne, 39, Terrence Cooper, 33, and another suspect stole from two ULTA Beauty stores and a Marshalls store over six weeks. They are alleged to have stolen a total of $21,967 in merchandise from the ULTA Beauty stores in Fenton and on Olive Boulevard, and $1,032 worth of merchandise from Marshalls in South County.

The thefts, which happened between Feb. 5 and March 17, were captured on surveillance video. A witness reportedly identified the suspects from photographs taken from the video of all four thefts.

Payne and Cooper are each charged with four counts of stealing $750 or more. They are each being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.