BEDFORD – A Bloomington man was arrested Monday after a Bedford Police officer was called to Walmart about a theft.
The caller reported a man was leaving the store with merchandise he did not purchase.
Officers and lost prevention staff stopped 21-year-old Alexander Cinamon.
Cinamon was advised of a one year trespass notification from Bedford Police and a lifetime trespass order from the store.
Cinamon refused to sign the orders.
Police say Cinamon went to a self checkout and bought several items and attempted to leave the store with unpaid items in his cart. Cinamon had several items in his cart including two electric scooters, a car outlet and a carabiner keychain he did not pay for.
The total of the items equated to $252.22. Lost prevention told police they have six other cases with video proof that Cinamon had stolen more than $1600 in merchandise.
Cinamon was arrested on a charge of theft.