BENSALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Philadelphia Police and Bensalem Detectives have allegedly arrested the suspects responsible for a theft that took place at the Hoffman Funeral Home in Bensalem Township.READ MORE: Upper Darby School District Superintendent Warns Teacher Shortage 'Going To Only Get Worse' Without Action
On Friday, June 1st at about 4:30 p.m., a white wrought iron chair set was stolen from Hoffman Funeral Home.
Supposedly, the metal was stolen in order to be sold for pennies on the dollar as scrap metal.
Bensalem detectives sent a copy of the surveillance tape for the funeral home theft to Philadelphia police detectives on Tuesday, June 12th, which showed the suspects and a two-tone Ford Pickup F-150 truck.
After an investigation, Philadelphia detectives were able to identify the driver of the vehicle as Richard Smolda, 46.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry Says FBI Agents Seized His Cellphone
Detectives then went to Smolda’s house, where they found Smolda and the passenger, Daniel Crozier, 22.
Authorities say that Smolda directed them to the 4300 block of Orchard Street, where the wrought iron chair set was located.
Reportedly, Smolda admitted to stealing the five chair wrought iron set with Daniel Crozier, 22, from the Hoffman Funeral Home on June 1, 2012.
Smolda was transported to the Bensalem Police Department, while Crozier was kept in Philadelphia for this theft as well as a parole violation.
There are no reports that these suspects have any connection to other thefts.MORE NEWS: Chester County DA Taking Over Investigation Into Ellen Greenberg's Death