Barnstable police say Marc Cheek, 38, of Hyannis stole $500 worth of Ralph Lauren Polo shirts from Macy’s on Sunday and authorities were searching for him Sunday night.
Sgt. Ben Baxter said Cheek returned to Macy’s on Monday and allegedly stole five more shirts, each priced at $89. Mall security tried to apprehend him, but he jumped into a getaway car.
Barnstable police Officer Ed Cronin arrested Cheek and the suspected getaway driver, Christopher Speid, 24, at a home at 800 Bearse’s Way.
Cheek has 17 cases currently open, Baxter said, including assault and battery, larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a Class B drug, forgery and carrying a dangerous weapon.
Speid was charged with one count of larceny for more than $250. Cheek was charged with two counts of larceny for more than $250 and he was held on $2,500 bail at the Barnstable Police Department Monday night.