Police: York City men forced ATM withdrawals, purchase

  • Police say two York City men forced a man to withdraw money from his ATM
  • Nehemiah Davis and Khaliph Miller are charged with kidnapping, robbery,
  • Davis' girlfriend, Monica Bethea, is accused of being involved as well.
  • All three remain in York County Prison.

Two York City men remain behind bars after police say the duo forced a man to withdraw thousands of dollars from ATMs earlier this month.

York City Police say Khaliph Miller, 25, and Nehemiah John Davis, 22, also forced the man to buy them nearly $800 worth of clothing.

Miller and Davis, both of the 600 block of East Market Street, are charged with kidnapping, robbery, theft and attempted simple assault.

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Nehemiah Davis

Kidnapping: Miller and Davis lured a man into the area of the 600 block of East Market Street  about 5:20 p.m. Sept. 6, according to charging documents.

They allegedly held him at gunpoint and made threats to him, then forced him to go to the M&T bank at 800 E. Market St., police said.

While there, police say, the two forced the man to withdraw $500 from his bank account to give them.

According to charging documents, the two took the man's debit card and made him divulge the PIN for it. 

Khaliph Miller

Miller and Davis then forced the man into the back of his car, and they drove to the Members 1st Federal Credit Union at 2415 E. Market St. in Springettsbury Township, documents state.

While there, they made the man withdraw $4,000 from his bank account, according to police.

The man was  placed in the back of his car again, and the duo took him to Sneaker Villa on South George Street, where he was forced to purchase about $750 in clothing, charging documents allege.

Card: Police say Davis' girlfriend, Monica Shaleese Bethea, was given the man's ATM card.

Bethea was seen on surveillance footage withdrawing $910.50 from the M&T Bank about 12:15 a.m. Sept. 7, court documents state.

Bethea, 19, also of the 600 block of East Market Street, is charged with theft, robbery and criminal conspiracy.

Monica Bethea

Investigation: On Friday, Sept. 15, police searched the men's residence and found clothing Miller was wearing during the robbery, as well as items purchased from Sneaker Villa that day, court documents state.

Police say Miller admitted to being with Davis the day of the robbery.

Bethea also admitted to police that Davis gave her the bank card, documents state.

The three were arraigned on the charges Friday. Miller and Davis were remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail. Bethea remains in York County Prison in lieu of $40,000 bail.

The three do not have attorneys listed.

Their preliminary hearings are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 29 at District Judge Linda Williams' office.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.