MUSCATINE, Iowa — The Muscatine Police Department arrested two men in the wee hours of Monday morning after they allegedly attempted to steal dozens of cell phones. 

According to complaints filed by the Muscatine County District Court, Tywon Stanton, 35, Chicago, and Fazon Stanton, 23, Iowa City, were accused of entering Radio Shack, 415 Cleveland St., by breaking through a wall of an adjacent business. The two men allegedly took approximately 80 cellular phones valued at $48,000. The incident was reported about 1 a.m.Monday.

Both men were charged with first-degree theft, a class C felony, and third-degree burglary, a class D felony.

The Muscatine County Attorney's Office did not have any information regarding whether the two men were related.

—Jason Liegios of the Muscatine Journal

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