Marietta police reports show that in the first six days of
August there have been five theft arrests, one theft from a cart, and an arrest
of an irate customer at Walmart, the city's (and the country's) largest retailer.
Yesterday, A Warren Township man reported that someone had
just stolen his newly purchased prescription medication from his cart. Security
video showed the suspect also stole camping equipment before leaving the store.
He’s described as a white male with brown hair and a cast on his left
On Monday, a 20-year-old Watertown man and a Front Street
teenager were arrested for stealing $62 in various items, all of which
On Saturday, police were called to Walmart when a female customer
trying to return a cell phone became angry with store employees, yelling and
using foul language. The 49-year-old Virginia Street resident was arrested for
criminal trespass after she ignored officers’ requests then orders to leave the store. She
was later released on a personal recognizance bond.
Last Friday, two males, ages 24 and 16 from Marietta, were
arrested for theft after shoplifting two speakers and a bicycle inner tube valued
And on August 1, a 39-year-old Reno woman was nabbed by Walmart security
in the store parking lot after she placed several bras in her purse, then filled
a cart with a vacuum cleaner and dog food worth $219 and walked out the
front door without paying.