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Police Find Stolen Items In Bushes

Last updated on Tuesday, April 3, 2007

(PAOLI) - A Marengo man was arrested Monday after he allegedly took off with electronic equipment from the Paoli Wal-Mart Super Center.

Employees spotted 19-year-old Justin Van Winkle leave the store with an AM/FM Stereo/CD/MP3 Player and an Amplifier wiring kit worth about $180 dollars. He was seen running across the parking lot and into a nearby restaurant.

Van Winkle confessed to police that he had hidden the merchandise in nearby bushes. He was then taken to the Orange County jail and charged with theft, a Class D felony.

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