Man Charged With Stuffing Pants In Shoplifting Incident At Fairfield Store

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Fairfield police charged Louis Johnson, 45, of Bridgeport, with larceny in the sixth degree. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The managers at the Walgreens on Villa Avenue in Fairfield contacted the police after they saw a man put merchandise in his pants and leave the store Tuesday night, police said. 

Officers stopped Louis Johnson, 45, of Bridgeport, outside the store and found that he had batteries and cleaning supplies in his pants, police said.

Officers found four 16-packs of batteries valued at $15.99 each, a bottle of Mr Clean valued at $3.49 and a bottle of Tide Detergent valued at $6.49, police said.

He was charged with sixth-degree larceny, released on $250 bond and warned not to return to the store. No court date was given.

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