On October 1st, 2019, the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department was dispatched to a delayed report of a retail theft that occurred at the Giant Food Store in Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. As a result of an investigation, John Vanderveur was identified as the suspect who stole numerous cans of Similac baby formula and fled the store on foot. Subsequently, an arrest warrant was issued.
On January 31st, 2020, John Vanderveur was taken into custody by a neighboring police department after committing a retail theft. Vanderveur was transported to Chester County Prison after failing to post bail.