Jasper police arrest alleged Walmart shoplifter

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department took a Pike County man into custody Friday evening for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart Supercenter, 4040 N. Newton St.

Police received a report of a shoplifter being detained by asset protection staff at 6:40 p.m.

Authorities allege Andrew B. Haire, 27, Petersburg, removed $46.62 worth of items from packaging, concealed the items and did not pay for them when paying for items in his cart.

Haire was booked into the Dubois County Security Center at 8:06 p.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of theft. He posted bond later that night.

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