HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Officer Emmanuel Malasig charged Mr. Justin Davis, 30, Paterson, with shoplifting on Wednesday, August 10.
Officer Malasig responded to the Wegmans for a reported shoplifter that had left the store. Mr. Davis was approached by loss prevention upon leaving the store and not paying for approximately $900.00 in merchandise.
He then fled the scene but left his bag in the shopping cart that contained his ID with the stolen merchandise. Video surveillance and identification left behind by Mr. Davis confirmed he was responsible for the theft.
He was charged with shoplifting and was provide a court date.
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