Man arrested after failing to scan jacket at Walmart

BEDFORD – A Bedford man was arrested on a warrant after he allegedly stole items from Walmart on March 31, 2022. 

John Grubb

According to a probable cause affidavit, on that day 42-year-old John Grubb entered the store and picked out some merchandise. He then went to a self-checkout register where he scanned all the food items but failed to scan a Hart heated jacket valued at $59.63. 

Officers attempted to contact Grubb but he would not return phone calls.

The information was forwarded to the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office and a warrant was issued for Grubb’s arrest on a charge of theft.