Police arrest alleged Walmart shoplifter

From Local Sources

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

Police received a report of a male shoplifter identified by asset protection staff at 1:53 p.m.

Authorities allege Erick A. Rodriguez Ortiz, 31, Washington, failed to pay for a car stereo, an automotive Google Assistant and a 2,500-watt subwoofer/amplifier component with a combined total value of $237.17.

Rodriguez Ortiz was booked into the Dubois County Security Center at 4:29 p.m. on a preliminary misdemeanor count of theft. He posted a $500 bond Thursday evening.

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