NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio –
Flight: Great Northern Mall
Shortly after noon on December 14, police arrested a man accused of stealing women’s handbags from the Dillard department store.
An officer working at Dillard spotted the man placing a Coach handbag valued at $ 75, a second Coach handbag valued at $ 295 and a Dooney and Bourke handbag from worth $ 398 in a brown paper bag he was carrying. The officer arrested the suspect as he attempted to leave the store and enter the mall.
Police discovered the suspect also had a second bag containing $ 299.50 of JCPenney’s merchandise.
Officers also recovered a dozen pills from the suspect’s jacket pocket which were sent to a lab for analysis.
Police charged the man with misdemeanor theft and possession of criminal tools.
Shoplifting: Brookpark Road
At 2:40 p.m. on December 15, police arrested a woman for petty theft after a loss prevention officer saw her registering items at a self-service cash register, where she did not scan and paid for many items before packing them.
The theft amounted to $ 81.20, according to a police report.
The police charged the woman with petty theft.
Minor theft: Brookpark Road
At 1:20 p.m. on December 17, police arrested a woman for petty theft after she was accused of failing to scan numerous items, including a blender while checking an automatic cash register at Walmart.
The total value of the items taken was over $ 137, according to a police report.
Officers also found Christmas decorations in her purse.
The woman was charged with petty theft.
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