Michigan woman allegedly caught stealing from Walmart during 'shop with a cop' event


A Michigan woman was arrested at a Walmart store over the weekend after she was allegedly caught shoplifting during a "shop with a cop" event with over 70 police officers present.

Law enforcement officers were at the store in Genoa Township on Saturday when a clerk notified police that a woman had packed a cart with about $730 goods and ran through the self-checkout, Michigan State Police Lt. Rene Gonzalez told FOX2 Detroit.

"I do have to say it surprised me because when I'm driving a patrol car, people slow down," Gonazlez said. "When you see 75 cops in the store, I mean, I don't know if maybe they thought we were too busy."

Gonzalez said police officers at the event partner with children whose families may not be able to afford much during the holiday season.... (Read more)

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