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http://www.privateofficer.com/ Loss prevention agents at an area Wal-Mart wasn’t fooled a bit when a man walked out of the store with a TV and a bag with a receipt attached.
Police say that 19-year-old Daniel Bell was spotted by security personnel at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in the 5100 block of Okeechobee Road walking around the store suspiciously.
A security officer watched him Tuesday as he noted loitered in the toy department with a Wal-Mart bag and the $637 LCD television in his cart.
The loss prevention officer watched as the man then began to exit the store without paying for the TV and stopped Bell.
”Bell did have a receipt attached to the package but the receipt was for ice cream and an air freshener,” the affidavit states.
Security personnel took him into custody and notified authorities.
Police arrested Bell on a felony larceny charge, the affidavit states.
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FORT PIERCE, Fla. Oct. 25, 2007 — A Fort Pierce woman was arrested on Tuesday after police said she left her children, including an infant and two children under the age of 5, in a car while she was shoplifting.
Kasey Ozell Cooper was charged with retail theft and child neglect.
Another woman, Angelique McQuire, faces the same charges. McQuire said she was asked to watch the kids but decided to go into the store as well, according to deputies.
A 4-year-old, 3-year-old and 5-month-old were left unattended, deputies said.
Officials at Bealls said they caught the women and a teenager taking shirts, sweat shirts and sweat pants out of the store without paying. After bringing the shoplifters to the loss prevention office they were made away that there were young children left outside in the car and that’s when security notified police of the situation.
Cooper’s aunt went to the store to pick up the children after deputies arrived, according to officials.
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