Bayonne Walmart employee arrested for stealing $13,341 worth of Apple iPod Touch and iPad devices www.privateofficer.com
Bayonne NJ Dec 24 2011 A Bayonne Walmart employee was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing $13,341 worth of Apple iPod Touch and iPad devices, according to police reports.
Lewis C. Wright Jr., 23, a resident of Jersey City, was charged with theft, reports said.
Store security told police that Wright confessed during an interview that he stole 24 iPads and seven iPod Touch devices over the course of his employment at the Bayonne Crossing location on Route 440 near New Hook Road, reports said. The store opened in mid-October. None of the items were recovered, police said.
A man who identified himself as a member of the store’s security team declined to comment on the matter yesterday.
Wright, who has outstanding warrants in Jersey City, Mount Laurel, Woodbridge and Bayonne, was taken to the Hudson County jail in Kearny, reports said.