Shoplifter Fled Scene from Wegmans; Arrested at Red Carpet Inn

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Police Officer Daniel Acquaro arrested Ms. Yolanda Jones, a 49 year old currently residing at the Red Carpet Inn, 1255 Route 10 East, Whippany, for shoplifting on Friday, August 9.

Officer Acquaro responded to the Wegmans for a shoplifter who had fled the scene.

Ms. Jones was known to Wegmans loss prevention due to past incidents and believed she stayed at the Red Carpet Inn. Patrols responded to the hotel and located Ms. Jones sitting in her vehicle.

After a review of the surveillance camera, Ms. Jones was arrested and charged with shoplifting approximately $730.00 worth of merchandise.

She was processed and released pending her court date.

Editor’s Note: An arrest or signing a criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.