It was a busy week for shoplifting in Arnold. From Monday, Oct. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 21, Arnold police responded to seven calls regrading thefts from local businesses. Here is the roundup:
Monday, Oct. 15
A loss prevention officer at Walmart at 2201 Michigan Ave. reported that after a woman's credit card was declined, she loaded $69.28 in merchandise into bags and left the store without paying. The 31-year-old Pevely woman was arrested and later released on summons.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
A 27-year-old Arnold man was arrested for concealing $69 in merchandise and leaving Walmart without paying. After he was booked, he was released on summons.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Store security at Walmart reported that a man walked into the store, took a Keurig coffeemaker and Coleman tent and left without paying. The items were worth $294.
Thursday, Oct. 18
- Store security at Walmart reported that a woman took four bottles of liquor from the shelf, took them to the customer service desk and received a refund in cash because she had a receipt from earlier in the day. The liquor was valued at $137.65.
- Store security at Kohl's at 2150 Michigan Ave. reported that two men left the store without paying for a $50 ring and a $56 jacket. They fled in a silver Ford Escort with passenger side damage. They were also accompanied by an woman.
- Store employee at Shoe Carnival at 2273 Michigan Ave. reported that a man took four pairs of Nike tennis shoes and walked out of the rear emergency doors. The shoes were worth $200.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Officer responded to Walmart regarding a woman detained by loss prevention officers. A 23-year-old Fenton woman was arrested for stealing miscellaneous items totaling $63.82. She was later released at the scene on summons.