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2 sentenced in video-game thefts

Two men charged in a string of video game thefts were sentenced Thursday in Allen Superior Court.

Jacob A. Barkley, and Justin Anderson, both 21, were each sentenced to six years in prison with three years suspended and to be served on probation. They must also pay $13,498 in restitution to Walmart, according to court documents.

The pair pleaded guilty last month to a charge each of corrupt business influence. In July, they took a key from a Meijer store that unlocked alarm devices from merchandise.

They then used that key to steal video games, electronics, and software from Walmart stores all over Indiana, as well as Ohio.