Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Shoplifter Cited; Then Taken To Jail

A slight uptick in the number of shoplifting incidents has been reported as the holiday gets closer. Cookeville police say 43-year-old Bobby Ray Julian of Buffalo Valley Road was cited for shopliting at Walmart after he allegedly went through the checkout and paid for a less expensive item and then returned to a location in the store where he had placed a more expensive version of the same item and tried to leave with it. Julian was also taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for violating his probation in a previous case. Meanwhile, an employee of Shoe Sensation told police that two teenage girls had stolen two pairs of women's shoes, valued at more than a hundred dollars. The two young white females were in the back of the store and ran away when approached by the employee. She gave chase, but lost them in the parking lot.t and paid for a less expensive item and then returned to a location in the store where he had placed a more expensive version of the same item and tried to leave with it. Julian was also taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for violating his probation in a previous case. Meanwhile, an employee of Shoe Sensation told police that two teenage girls had stolen two pairs of women's shoes, valued at more than a hundred dollars. The two young white females were in the back of the store and ran away when approached by the employee. She gave chase, but lost them in the parking lot.