COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — A Tennessee man was arrested Saturday evening after he was discovered with greater than $8,000 value of calculators and drugs dietary supplements that had been believed to have been stolen, in response to the Columbus Police Division.
Officers had been known as to the Walmart positioned at 735 Whitfield Drive Saturday simply earlier than 5 p.m. on reviews of a shoplifting suspect.
When officers arrived, they confronted the suspect with retailer safety. Police say Gregg Lestingi, 51, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., allegedly put scientific calculators inside a mailbox after which paid for the mailbox solely utilizing the self-checkout lane.
Police had been additionally in a position to find Lestingi’s car within the parking zone. They noticed what they believed to be stolen merchandise within the car and utilized for a search warrant, which was granted.
Throughout a search of Lestingi’s car, police discovered extra calculators and over-the-counter drugs dietary supplements that had been believed to have be stolen.
Police imagine the person was going to promote the stolen merchandise on-line. Altogether the calculators and drugs discovered had been value about $8,500, police stated.
Lestingi was booked into the Bartholomew County jail and is going through prices of theft and possession of a managed substance.