Jasper police arrest alleged Walmart shoplifter

From Local Sources

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

Police received a report of a shoplifter being detained by loss prevention staff at 12:30 p.m.

Authorities allege David T. Tabbert, 38, 945 December 25th Lane, Santa Claus, was witnessed concealing Sony headphones and a Blu-ray DVD valued at $180.79. Tabbert allegedly paid for some other items but did not make any attempt to pay for the concealed items.

Tabbert was booked into the Dubois County Security Center at 1:07 p.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of theft. He posted bond a short time later.

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