Police Blotter: Thieves Roll Out Of Lookout Valley Walmart With The Goods

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Police said thieves in two recent cases carried stacks of goods out of the Lookout Valley Walmart without bothering to pay.

In one case, two black females had $313.84 in groceries. They presented a SNAP card, but it was declined.

The women, who had the items in two large black purses, then walked out and left in a red Dodge Ram pickup truck.

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In another case at the same store, a black male in a camo hat and a black shirt, piled a buggy high.

He was loaded down with a garbage can, four Easter baskets, a splash pool, a rug, a bag of dog food, a coffee maker, a tricycle and cookware.

He did not bother with a SNAP card, but headed straight for the front door. 

An employee yelled at him, but he kept going, though he did drop the splash pool and left it behind.

He sped away in a red Dodge pickup truck with no tag.

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Officials of Grant Construction Company on Morris Hill Road said numerous tools were taken from a 2002 Dodge Ram overnight.

The value of the tools was over $6,000.

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A "Roger Newton" signed in at the Sports Barn downtown.

He was seen loitering in the locker area.

Later, two different individuals reported losses. One, whose storage area was unlocked, is missing $20. Another, who said his locker appeared to have been pried open, lost five $100 bills and five $20 bills.

 The suspect is a white male, 20-25, wearing a dark hat, shorts and a dark T-shirt.


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