Couple arrested in weekend Walmart incidentNovember 18, 2019
From Local Sources
JASPER — Police placed a man and a woman into custody early Sunday after being notified about a trespassing incident and a shoplifting in progress at the Walmart Supercenter.
The Jasper Police Department was called at 6 a.m. to the 4040 N. Newton St. location.
When officers arrived, store employees said a woman ran from the store attempting to steal items. They were told the woman got into a vehicle that attempted to leave the scene.
Police stopped the 1999 Suzuki Esteem at Baden Strasse and Newton Street.
When the vehicle stopped, police said, the woman, Jessica L. Adams, 23, 910 N. Jackson St., Huntingburg, fled after given several commands to stop by police. Officers apprehended Adams after a short foot pursuit.
Authorities booked Adams into the Dubois County Security Center at 7:05 a.m. on preliminary charges of Level 6 felony theft and misdemeanor resisting law enforcement. She was also found to be named in warrants related to six local court cases.
The driver of the Suzuki, Matthew E. Cronin, 31, Tell City, was named in an active no trespass order from Walmart properties, according to police.
Authorities booked Cronin into the security center at 10:11 a.m. on preliminary misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass and driving while suspended (prior). Jail staff then found five fake $100 bills in Cronin’s wallet. Cronin said he had bought the fake bills online but authorities noted attempts had been made to conceal some markings on the fake bills and they had been crinkled up, allegedly to make them appear to have been circulated.
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office and a Uebelhor & Sons wrecker assisted.
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