Jasper police arrest Walmart shoplifter

Herald Staff Writer

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department arrested a man late Wednesday morning for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart Supercenter, 4040 Newton St.

Store personnel detained Clayton Tyler, 20, of 610 W. 36th St., until police could make the 11:54 a.m. arrest.

Authorities said Tyler had taken two Xbox controllers valued at $105.99. When confronted by loss prevention employees, he denied the crime. Police said further investigation revealed he had, in fact, taken the controllers.

Tyler was booked into the Dubois County Security Center on a Class D felony count of theft and a misdemeanor count of false informing.

Contact Bill Powell at bpowell@dcherald.com.

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