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Newark Man Arrested for Stealing a Cart Load of Food From ShopRite in Bloomfield


Bloomfield Police took a Newark resident into custody and charged him with shoplifting multiple items from a supermarket in the township Friday. 

According to a statement released by Bloomfield Police, Mr. Leon Dock, 35, of Newark arrested following the incident. 

 Police said officers responded to 1409 Broad Street (ShopRite) on a report of a shoplifter in custody.

According to police, the Shop Rite employee advised officers that Mr. Dock loaded a shopping cart with various items, went past all points of sale, then exited the store without paying for any of the items.

Items taken were valued at $305, according to police. 

Mr. Dock was issued a summons for shoplifting, offered and a court date at Bloomfield Municipal Court.