Raleigh police charge men stole 27 Louis Vuitton belts valued at $17,000

From staff reportsMarch 27, 2013 

— Two men have been charged with taking 27 Louis Vuitton designer belts valued at $17,000 from the Saks Fifth Avenue store at Triangle Town Commons on Old Wake Forest Road.

Police arrested Fateen Mustafah Fareed, 39, of 6204 N. Hills Drive in Raleigh and Ahmad H. Fareed, 26, for whom the North Hills Drive is listed on an arrest report but who also was listed in an arrest warrant as having a Brooklyn, N.Y., address.

Police charged the men with organized retail theft, felony larceny and possession of stolen property.

Each man was held in lieu of $50,000 bail for court appearances Wednesday.

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