MORRIS PLAINS — Hanover Township Police Officer Eric Prach arrested Mr. Ankur Teli, 43, Morris Plains, for shoplifting on Sunday, December 20.
Mr. Teli was originally stopped for a motor vehicle violation when several bags of toys as well as empty bags from Wal-Mart and Target were observed throughout the vehicle.
After a brief investigation, it was learned that Mr. Teli shoplifted all the items in his vehicle.
It was later learned that Mr. Teli had a house full of merchandise he had shoplifted in the past.
The total value of the stolen merchandise is unknown at the time of this report. He was charged with shoplifting, receiving stolen property, and burglary tools. He was released pending his court date.