Man Indicted In $21,000 ATM Thefts

Posted on 2/3/2012

Defendant: Aaron Davenport

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Aaron D. Davenport, age 25, for two counts (F-4) Theft, two counts (F-4) Safecracking, and one count (F-5) Possessing Criminal Tools, for a total of five counts. Davenport was a former employee of Pendum LLC, a company based out of Denver, Colorado, with an office located at 3025 E. 14th Avenue in Columbus, OH 43219. The company is responsible for servicing automated teller machines (ATM’s). It is alleged that on August 21, 2010, Davenport orchestrated the theft of cash from two separate ATM machines. Approximately $8,800 was stolen from an ATM located inside the Meijer at 7266 Executive Drive in Huber Heights, Ohio 45424, followed by approximately $12,200 being stolen from an ATM located inside the Meijer at 2859 London Groveport Road in Grove City. “This is a perfect example of a former employee misusing their knowledge regarding the intricacies of ATM machines for their own financial profit”, O’Brien stated. Arraignment for Davenport is set for February 22, 2012 at 1:30 pm in courtroom 2B.