Police arrested a Newark resident and charged him with trying to steal nearly $1800 worth of tools from a Home Depot in Essex County last Thursday.
Bloomfield Police officials said Mr. Luis Bonilla, 40, of Newark, entered the store located in the 60’s block of Orange Street during the day.
According to the Loss Prevention Officer, Bonilla was being held for attempting to walk out of the store with a shopping trolley filled with Ryobi and Dewalt power tools.
When the Loss Prevention Officer approached Mr. Bonilla, he claimed that he had paid for the items by attempting to use a fraudulent receipt.
Bloomfield Police said the power tools were valued at 1775.00.
Bonilla was transported to Bloomfield Police Headquarters and charged accordingly.